LeBron James’ I Promise School is further expanding to support his hometown of Akron, OH.
Mar 28, 2023
LeBron James may seem to have it all figured out as a father, one of basketball’s greatest players, and a prominent entrepreneur. However, even he understands his story is far from finished.
Feb 16, 2023
LeBron James continues to show why he’s a legend on and off the court. According to the Akron Beacon Journal, the NBA superstar’s foundation has announced an official partnership with Stark State College to allow students of his I Promise School to attend the institution for free.
Sep 28, 2022
LeBron James’ foundation is supporting its community to the fullest. In 2023, the LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF) will open the I Promise HealthQuarters — a multimillion-dollar Akron medical facility.
Jun 8, 2022
Students attending LeBron James’ I Promise School are ending the year on a high note. Based on multiple social media posts, King James stopped by the Akron, OH school recently, and, to no surprise, there were happy faces and tears of joy as result of the visit. Sometimes, there just aren’t words when your hometown hero @kingjames walks into the room. 😮🤪 🤷🏾 pic.twitter.com/rJrHkBmHQs — I PROMISE School (@IPROMISESchool) May 26, 2022
May 27, 2022
God’s plan! As AfroTech just told you, Drake recently stitched a deal with online gambling company Stake with plans to share the wealth with others. In a clip posted by the artist on Instagram, he reveals he experienced his “biggest hit ever” during an online roulette game on the platform. Therefore, he decided it was time to deliver on his promise. “Anytime I get blessed like that, I always think it’s good karma that needs to be transferred,” he said. In a collaborative effort with both Stake and LeBron James, the duo invited Toronto student-athlete Michael, who plays at Royal Crown Academic School, alongside his mother to surprise them with $100,000 at Toronto’s Harbour 60 restaurant. In the clip, he shared that he would bless Michael. “I respect your hard work a lot but I respect work your hard work more. On behalf of me and my brother at Stake, we wanted to give you this. It’s $100,000 and hopefully, it just makes this journey just a little easier,” Drake said to Michael and his...
Mar 24, 2022
Hearing LeBron James’ famous call for “Taco Tuesday” is like clockwork on his social channels. It’s a time that brings the taco lover and his family and friends together. For the next venture of the NBA star and his LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF) , the same feel of communing over meals is set to be taken to families across his hometown of Akron, OH. View this post on Instagram A post shared by SportsCenter (@sportscenter) The Foundation and Old El Paso will be opening their first-ever restaurant, The Taco Shop by Old El Paso, according to a press release. The new dining venture is an extension of LJFF and Old El Paso’s ongoing partnership, where they’ve held taco Tuesday nights and donated meals for James’ I PROMISE School. The Taco Shop — located in LJFF’s House Three Thirty — will have a menu that features meals from Old El Paso and selections “inspired by taco dishes created in the James household.” “We are thrilled to continue our collaboration with LJFF and the House...
Feb 23, 2022
Off the court, the majority of LeBron James’ work is rooted in the power of education and empowering the youth. Now, the NBA superstar has yet another partnership in the pipeline that pushes forward what he wants to instill into the younger generation. James has teamed up with crypto exchange Crypto.com for a multi-year partnership to bring Web3 educational and job training resources to inner-city students, Crypto.com revealed on its website.
Jan 31, 2022