American basketball player Lebron James is teaming up with the world’s fastest-growing crypto platform Crypto.com, to enlighten students on educational and workforce development opportunities focused on Web3.
According to an official press release by the digital currency exchange, the partnership will also involve the LeBron James Family Foundation (LJFF), a charity foundation created by the Los Angeles Lakers talisman.
“Blockchain technology is revolutionizing our economy, sports and entertainment, the art world, and how we engage with one another. I want to ensure that communities like the one I come from are not left behind,” Lebron James.
Around 1,600 scholars are expected to benefit from this program.
“Crypto.com and I are aligned on the need to educate and support my community with the information and tools they need for inclusion. I’m looking forward to working with them to bring these opportunities to my community.” The American basketball legend added.
With over 10 million customers, Crypto.com is the 5th largest crypto platform in the world. Over the last few months, the exchange has landed some hefty partnership deals with crypto and non-crypto entities.
“We couldn’t be more proud to join LJFF [LeBron James Family Foundation] in providing opportunities to increase educational and workforce development while delivering the tools and access that will empower the next generation to build a better and more inclusive future,” co-founder and CEO of Crypto.com, Kris Marszalek said.