Although he was not present at the inauguration of the same, the Rey He presented his new investment, as part of the plan to eradicate poverty in the city where he was born.
It has been two decades in which LeBron James he has done his thing in the National Basketball Association (NBA)where in addition to winning four titles with Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat y Los Angeles Lakersthe small town of Akron, in the State of Ohio, where he was born 38 years ago, has never been forgotten.
In fact, through his own organization, LeBron James Family Foundationhas made significant donations to help this town and its inhabitants, further expanding its business portfolio.
It is so this week, in the new space called House Three Thirty (House Three Thirty)acquired by LeBron in 2020, a branch of the renowned coffee shop was opened Starbucks an Akron.
The new business that LeBron opened in his native Akron
However, as recognized by the president of the Fundación del Rey, Michelle Campbellthe difference of this headquarters with the after 33 thousand that there are in the world, is that it will fulfill the mission of the NBA star of eradicate poverty in his hometown.
“The world is always going to have problems to deal with; we’re just a microcosm of that here in Akron. But I feel like what we’re building, and it will continue well beyond my lifetime, is how to operate a community differently and how to think differently. and how to be thoughtful and strategic and meet people where they are”said the executive of the LeBron James Foundation.