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Lebron James recently announced via Twitter that kids who finish his mentorship program in Ohio will receive full scholarships to college.
Lebron James is gearing up to make a difference in hundreds of children’s lives.
The NBA star recently took to Twitter to share the news saying, “Every single kid who finish my program will go to college for FREE!”
The Lebron James Family Foundation said it will grant full scholarships to kids in the Akron Public School system who are members of the program.
The six-year mentorship is supported by the University of Akron and JPMorgan Chase. A JPMorgan spokesman said the company’s technology staffers are volunteering to help students stay on track and meet the program requirements.
Up to 1,000 students could benefit from the program.
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