LeBron James as U.S. Secretary of Education?
Followers of the basketball star signed a petition wanting him to substitute present U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos following James opening his I Promise College in Akron, Ohio for 240 at-risk college students, in accordance to HuffPost.
“LeBron James is an inspiration to children all around the nation,” reads the petition. “He’s proven he cares about America’s youth and understands the facility of public schooling in serving to kids meet their true potential.”
The petition has over 31,000 signatures.
James, who can be enjoying for the Los Angeles Lakers within the fall, made waves final month when he revealed his new public faculty, which affords free tuition for the third and fourth graders.
In accordance to an Instagram put up by James, his I Promise College additionally affords: free uniforms, free bicycles and helmets, free transportation inside two miles, free meals, meals pantries for households, GED job placement companies for mother and father and assured tuition to the College of Akron for each scholar who graduates.
If the petition reaches its targets, chances are high the White Home gained’t substitute DeVos with James, since President Donald Trump isn’t a fan of the NBA star.