Monday, 24 June 2024

LeBron Raymone James, Founder Lebron James Foundation and I Promise School

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Champion's Profile

Net worth $450 million, LeBron Raymone James Sr. (born December 30, 1984) is an American professional basketball player for the Los Angeles Lakers. Since 2005, the foundation has held an annual bike-a-then to raise money for various causes such as I Promise School. In 2015, James announced a partnership with the University of Akron to provide scholarships for as many as 2,300 children beginning in 2021.

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Education

Description and impact

I Promise School (IPS) is a public elementary school in Akron, Ohio, opened in 2018, supported by the LeBron James Family Foundation, and specifically aimed at at-risk children.