Derrick Rose Donates $400K To High School Students For College

    Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose announced he was donating more than $400K to high school students so they can pay for college tuition. This is the latest example of an athlete giving back to help the next generation.

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    Derrick Rose announces his “Rose Scholars” scholarship program, which will award high school students more than $400k in college tuition $$

    This comes days after LeBron James opened his new public school, I Promise , in Akron, Ohio.

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    Watch this clip from the opening ceremony of the public school LeBron James opened in Akron, Ohio. “I know exactly what these 240 kids are going through…” https://t.co/Lkqy56Cvw7

    Although athletes are giving back to their communities, this is a reminder that it takes a village for us all to succeed.