February 22, 2020

Stephen Curry treats students from rough backgrounds to suite life at a Warriors game


Don’t look now, but Stephen Curry is performing random acts of do-goodery.

Yes, again.

Through his ‘Eat. Learn. Play.” group, Curry arranged to have local high school students watch Monday night’s Warriors game against the Miami Heat from — get this — a suite.

Sweet.

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These weren’t ordinary students. They’re extraordinary young men and women from impoverished backgrounds who are working toward being the first in their family to attend college through the nonprofit Students Rising Above. Curry didn’t only arrange the outing, he stopped by the suite after the game.

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Had a blast the other night with kids from @studentsrisingabove, which helps send first-gen students to college. Proud to work with @rakuten to create these special moments through @eatlearnplay. Check out the link in my bio to see how you can help!

A post shared by Wardell Curry (@stephencurry30) on Feb 11, 2020 at 9:04am PST

Think the students were impressed?

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I’m impressed with the students. As it happens, I wrote profiles of a few SRA students back in the day. Their personal stories were heartbreaking, and their resolve was inspiring. This one stuck with me.

That Curry would be interested in partnering with Students Rising Above? It makes all the sense in the world.

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