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D Rose & His Scholarship Program Surprises Kid With $200,000

This summer, Derrick Rose, the Minnesota Timberwolves point guard announced the start of his scholarship program. The Rose Scholars.

The program is awarding nearly $400,000 worth of scholarships to those kids who want to pursue their dreams of a college degree.

Alverto Ruiz won $10,000 las week for tuition at Middle Tennessee State University.

Gabriel Lee now has won $200,000 for his studies of kinesiology at Michigan State University covering all of his 4-year expenses.

Derrick Rose, the youngest MVP in NBA history, has a long tradition of giving back to those in need.

In 2014, Rose donated $1 million to After School Matters, a Chicago charity that arranges out-of-school apprenticeships for teens. The 30-year-old also donated $7,000 to a man walking from Chicago to Washington, D.C., to help stop Chicago’s gun violence and has paid for multiple funerals in his hometown of Chicago.

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