Russell Westbrook Helps Launch A New Tech Program For The Youth
Russell Westbrook helps launch a new tech program for the youth and sparks all kinds of opinions. The Shade Room has more details on this situation.
TSR writes that there are a lot of famous athletes who have been showing support to the youth in many different ways.
Russell is the latest one who decided to use his platform to support the youth.
TSR cites TMZ which reported that 'Russell’s 'Why Not? Foundation' recently partnered with Chad Brownstein and the LA Conservation Corps to launch the Westbrook/Brownstein Green Tech Program to help “at-risk young adults,” in the Los Angeles area learn digital field skills that can help lead to job opportunities in the tech field.'
Students will be learning coding skills, and also computer engineering.
Besides this, it was also launched an 'advanced drone piloting career path program.'
Russell addressed this initiative and said the following: 'As a kid who grew up here in LA, I know how important it is to feel supported and empowered by the community. By helping to provide these resources, I hope that the youth will be able to see how bright their future can be.'
People praised the man in the comments,
Somoene commented: 'Lebron out here building schools, Steph Curry out here donating to Howard, Westbrook funding a youth program. Rich black men giving back that’s what I like. 🤗😊'
A follower said: 'First Jay owning part of the NFL, then Big Sean building a recording studio for the youth, Now Westbrook launching a Tech program? The black Excellence.✊🏾'
One other fan posted: 'Love to see black athletes and public figures create opportunities and take over in certain categories set up for them to fail.🙌🏾👏🏾'
Somoene else wrote: 'A black man with a black wife no baby mommas and nine figures 🤯 we stan!'
A person said: 'The part of Westbrook that doesn’t get told enough is his commitment to youth with education and how he loves his family.'