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JRLA Gala Celebration @ MGM Grand – Nov. 6th

November 2, 2011 | Jalen Rose Leadership Academy Latest News Philanthropy Press

You are cordially invited to:

with a special performance by Ms. Chante’ Moore!

Sunday, November 6, 2011MGM Grand Detroit1777 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48226
Celebrity supporters of JRLA will be in attendance including: Bill Bellamy, Howard Eisley, Jimmy King, Stephen Tulloch, Perry Watson & more to TBA!
Master of Ceremonies – Emmy Award-Winning Broadcaster Ed Gordon

Jalen Rose Endowed Scholarship – University of Michigan

September 2, 2011 | Latest News Philanthropy Press

Congratulations to JASMINE DENNIS, the 2011 Jalen Rose Endowed Scholarship recipient at the University of Michigan!  Jasmine was born in Detroit where she attended St. Scholastica Elementary School for Kindergarten through eighth grade. She is a recent graduate of Cass Technical High School and was one of four valedictorians. She enjoys playing sports, especially basketball, as well as listening to and creating music. She recently began her studies at U of M in Ann Arbor and plans on majoring in bioengineering and then going on to medical school to become an infectious disease specialist. She enjoys learning about the human body and math and science are her favorite classes. She has always been interested in how things work and medicine, so bioengineering really appealed to her!
In 2004, Jalen Rose gave a gift to the University of Michigan to endow a scholarship for an incoming freshman.  The scholarship is available to a first-year student with special consideration for students who come from the state of Michigan and reside in the inner-city.  The $10,000 scholarship completely covers the cost of in-state tuition as well as provides support for additional …

MGoBlue.com – Jalen Rose Making a Difference in the D

February 28, 2011 | General Jalen Rose Leadership Academy Latest News Philanthropy Press

The way Jalen Rose (1992-94) sees it, you either ignore your roots or you do something to make those roots stronger.
Rose — the former Fab Fiver who helped the Wolverines to NCAA championship games in 1992 and 1993 — long ago chose the latter.
Headline, Nov. 18, 2010: “Ex-NBA star builds charter school”
The idea for the school — which will open this fall in a former elementary school, not far from where Rose starred at Detroit Southwestern two decades ago — came from other headlines, all of them describing the recent turmoil in the city’s educational system.
“Any …