T. J. Warren scores big off the court with a donation to his former high school
Juniors at Riverside High School in Durham, North Carolina, will have new Texas Instruments graphing calculators for the ACT next week, thanks to former student and current professional basketball player, T.J. Warren. The 6-foot-8 forward for the Phoenix Suns returned to his hometown and high school on Tuesday, February 21, to make a donation of TI-84 Plus CE graphing calculators to help get the students test-day ready.
“Riverside has always meant a lot to me. I started off my high school career here and it feels good to give back to the school and to this community that meant so much to me – I am happy to do it,” said Warren, who was joined by his parents and former basketball coach.”
Warren, who attended college at North Carolina State University, said he understands the importance mathematics plays in everyday life and wants students at his alma matter to have the math and science tools they need to succeed. The hoops star said it puts a smile on his face knowing Riverside students will be able to use these graphing calculators for many years to come. Warren was the 14th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and …
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