J.R. Smith made millions in the NBA. Yet, he wishes he had spent his earnings more wisely for the common good.
Apr 10, 2023
JR Smith is not afraid to put his hands in multiple baskets. ESPN’s Nick DePaula reports that the NBA star turned golfer attending North Carolina A&T landed a brand ambassador NIL deal with Lululemo n.
Apr 22, 2022
J.R. Smith is making his time in college worthwhile. The former NBA star will be partnering with esports company Complexity Gaming to host Complexity Stars HBCU Rebirth Rumble, an online Call of Duty: Warzone tournament, for students attending Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCUs). For J.R. Smith the opportunity will create a pathway to connect with others through the world of gaming. “As a student at NC A&T, I’m eager to find new ways to engage with my peers,” said J.R. Smith, according to a press release. “Thanks to my partnership with Complexity Stars, we were able to make the Rebirth Rumble possible and give students a unique opportunity to compete alongside world class athletes and top Call of Duty content creators.” Those who tap in can look forward to various perks such as a $10,000 prize pool and playing amongst COD influencers and popular athletes. Students will join the ranks of some of the best in COD gaming in a thrilling 3-vs.-3 Warzone competition. Trios...
Feb 24, 2022
AT&T continues to lead the charge when it comes to paving the way for future Black changemakers! The network has announced the top 25 honorees from its inaugural Dream in Black Rising Future Makers class made up of students who currently attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). “This year’s applicants were the strongest submissions we’ve received to date and their stories spoke to the core mission we seek to amplify through our AT&T Dream In Black initiatives,” said Angela Burgin, AT&T Director of Marketing and Special Experiences in an official press release shared with AfroTech. “We are thrilled to recognize this dynamic group of students for their amazing accomplishment and support them in furthering their dreams as future leaders in their communities.”
Nov 30, 2021