But before the TV turns on and the bright lights take over, Parson knows he has to keep his promises symbolized by the bands he proudly wears on his wrist every single day. A member of the LeBron James Family Foundation’s Wheels for Education program, the soon-to-be 5th grader from Resnik CLC is firmly rooted in his commitment to staying in school and working hard for everything he gets.
AKRON - In this “23 Big Dreams” series, the LeBron James Family Foundation and its broadcast partner, WKYC, highlight a new Akron Public School student and his or her career aspirations each week. With a tuition and fees scholarship from The University of Akron, the commitment of college has changed their personal goals and their expectations for their futures. Like LeBron, these are just kids from Akron with big dreams.
The university is renaming its education department the LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education. The first class eligible for the scholarships will graduate in 2021.