LeBron James Opens I Promise School in Hometown of Akron 🙌

by July 30, 2018

On Monday, LeBron James‘ I Promise school opened in his hometown of Akron, Ohio.

As he has done for years now, The King continues to give back to the community that raised him.

The new public school, which is starting with 240 third and fourth graders and will continue expanding year by year until it encompasses grades 1-8 in 2022, is focused on helping at-risk, inner-city students who are behind academically, as well as offering career and emotional support for their families.

Check out some pictures of the incredible facility:

James can empathize with where these kids are coming from, having once been in their shoes. He knows that it takes a cumulative effort beyond the books to steer them in the right direction.

On Twitter and via Uninterrupted, the King shared just how significant this opening is to him:

Much respect, King.

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