LeBron James is not only respected on the court, but he’s a hero off the court: especially in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. In 2019, he opened the I PROMISE school, a public school with students attending grades three and four. Today (March 10), he dropped a trailer for a series about the first year of the school.association
The series will air on Quibi, which is a short-form mobile video platform, and is produced by SpringHill Entertainment in with Verizon Media’s RYOT and Blowback Productions.
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Variety reports, “The series tells the story of James’ efforts to close the achievement gap in his hometown of Akron, Ohio through the eyes of the students, featuring an in-depth look at the first academic year inside the I Promise School.”
The series will be released in April.
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