Richard Sherman Fund A College Scholarship For A Virginia High School Student!!!

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very dope!!!

http://www.13newsnow.com/news/local/virginia/richard-sherman-keeps-scholarship-promise-to-va-teen-who-got-her-grades-up/443885966

TSR STAFF: Avah T.! @avah_taylor _____________________________________ Seattle Seahawks cornerback #RichardSherman is rewarding a Varina High School senior with a college scholarship for bringing her GPA up to a 3.0. _____________________________________ The two had met last year at an annual benefit event for the Excel to Excellence Foundation, which was started by Sherman's former Seattle teammate and friend Michael Robinson who is also a Varina graduate. _____________________________________ That's when Sherman challenged #HershaiJames to make the honor roll and promised to personally fund her scholarship if she did. _____________________________________ And now, he's making good on that promise, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch. “It goes back to knowledge is power and if you have knowledge you’re going to be as powerful as you ever want to be,” said the NFL star and Stanford alum. _____________________________________ James told the publication that she “just felt so blessed to have been given the wonderful opportunity” and used the scholarship as -- read more at TheShadeRoom.com! 📸: Thearon W. Henderson/@gettyimages

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