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Monroe Community College Celebrates Black History Month with Special Guest: Jalen Rose, Sports Analyst, Philanthropist and Former NBA Player 

Monroe Community College will host Jalen Rose, Sports Analyst, Philanthropist and Former NBA Player for a Q&A discussion with MCC and local high school students, moderated by Primetime 585’s co-founder Karen Iglesia.  

Part of the University of Michigan’s legendary “Fab Five” who revolutionized the sport of basketball and a first-round draft pick in 1994, Rose went on to have a successful 13-year NBA career. After retiring in 2007, he spent 16-years as a lead ABC/ESPN analyst for a variety of network shows as well as partnered with the New York Post on Renaissance Man, a weekly column and podcast series. In 2015, he released a New York Times Bestseller, Got to Give the People What They Want.  He has established the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy (JRLA), an open enrollment, tuition free, public charter high school in the zip code where he grew up.

He is currently the Head of Athlete Relations for Fanatics Collectibles and also serves as a Board Member for the National Basketball Players Association Foundation. Jalen was awarded the 11th Annual National Civil Rights Museum Sports Legacy Award for his contributions to civil and human rights and, most recently, received the Bob Lanier Community Impact Award during the 2024 NBA All-Star Weekend

WHERE: Robin & Time Wentworth, Monroe Community College Theater, Building 4, Brighton Campus, 1000 East Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623

WHEN: Tuesday Feb. 27, 2024, 3:00 pm -4:00 pm (Doors open at 2:30 pm)

Primetime 585’s Co-founder, Karen Iglesia to moderate a Q&A Discussion  




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