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Jalen & Sandra Brunson Discuss SRF in Exclusive MSG Interview

Jalen Brunson recently took center stage in an exclusive interview with MSG, shedding light on the Second Round Foundation. In this insightful conversation, Jalen, alongside his equally inspiring co-founder and mother, Sandra Brunson, delved into the profound goals that fuel the foundation's mission and their shared vision for the future. The mother-son duo shared their aspirations, passionately outlining the foundation's commitment to creating invaluable access for the youth within their community. [...]

2024-01-30T22:49:14+00:00January 25, 2024|Spotlight|

Jalen Hosts NBA 2K24 Series Qualifier with Ronnie 2K

On December 30th Jalen Brunson hosted his very own One Up x NBA 2K24 Championship Series Qualifier, leveraging the Play One Up app to encourage fans and gamers to participate. In an episode of the One Up x NBA 2K24 video series, Jalen joins Ronnie 2K for a friendly one-on-one matchup, shares his appreciation for the esports community, and more! The top 16 semifinalists gearing up for the online gaming tournament [...]

2024-01-25T21:50:47+00:00January 25, 2024|Spotlight|

Stevenson Gathers 2023

Backed by a historic $300,000 Second Round Foundation gift, Jalen partnered with his high school’s charitable organization, the Stevenson Foundation, to establish the Jalen Brunson Patriot Wellness Initiative (JBPWI). The Initiative is designed to support the physical and mental well-being of financially under-resourced students by ensuring equitable access to whole-family wellness resources.  One of the many ways the JBPWI addresses food insecurity among students and families is through Stevenson Gathers events. [...]

2024-01-25T23:13:43+00:00January 25, 2024|Spotlight|

See One Send One Pledge It Fundraiser

Join Jalen’s “See One Send One” fundraising campaign and his goal to raise $40,000 with all proceeds benefiting the Second Round Foundation. Anyone looking to take part can donate any amount of money for every 3-point field goal Jalen makes this season! You will be supporting Jalen and his journey to create opportunities that will make a difference in the lives of young people. A MESSAGE FROM JALEN: “As many of [...]

2023-12-19T21:42:38+00:00December 15, 2023|Spotlight|

NBA Powerhouse Jalen Brunson To Lead Covenant House’s Player Ambassador Council

On November 16th, 2023 the Covenant House, the largest charity in the Americas helping homeless and trafficked youth, named New York Knicks point guard Jalen Brunson as chair and founding member of their brand new Player Ambassador Council. The new initiative will be inclusive of sports figures who support the nonprofit and its efforts to help raise awareness and funds for young people facing homelessness and survivors of trafficking. “Fighting homelessness [...]

2023-12-14T23:21:03+00:00December 14, 2023|Spotlight|

Brunson Family Serves Up Thanksgiving Dinner at Covenant House NYC

On November 22nd the Second Round Foundation, in collaboration with the Covenant House, hosted a special Pre-Thanksgiving dinner in the city of New York. This event welcomed the youth and families experiencing the struggles of poverty or homelessness and was a celebration of compassion, community, and the joy of giving back. In attendance was Jalen Brunson of the New York Knicks and Covenant House’s founding member of the new Player Ambassador [...]

2023-12-15T07:22:11+00:00December 14, 2023|Spotlight|

Jalen Brunson Cuts Ribbon at his New Mural Outside the Pio Pio Peruvian Restaurant

Jackson Heights, New York buzzed with excitement on December 10th, as neighborhood locals & basketball fans gathered outside Pio Pio’s Peruvian Restaurant where Jalen himself was given the honor of cutting the ribbon for their new mural. In a unique collaboration between DoorDash, Pio Pio, the New York Knicks, and Jalen Brunson, the special ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the unveiling of Brunson’s new mural. As a gesture of gratitude to attendees, [...]

2023-12-15T07:20:51+00:00December 14, 2023|Spotlight|

Jalen Brunson Skills Academy Returns to Stevenson High School for 5th Year in a Row

We are proud to share that Second Round Foundation co-founder Jalen Brunson, a proud Stevenson High School alum just concluded hosting his 5th annual youth basketball camp from July 24th-26th, 2023. The 3-day camp welcomed 75-85 aspiring young players in each session. As a former Illinois Mr. Basketball and state champion with the Patriots, Jalen established the Jalen Brunson Skills Academy to give back to the program that developed him into [...]

2023-09-12T23:05:31+00:00September 12, 2023|Spotlight|

People: Jalen Brunson Named His Foundation ‘Second Round’ After ‘Being Overlooked’ Before NBA Stardom (Exclusive)

The USA Basketball player tells PEOPLE how he hopes to inspire youth through his Second Round Foundation New York Knicks star Jalen Brunson has had a packed summer, but he doesn't mind his busy schedule if it means helping others. Before the newlywed athlete, 26, began training for the FIBA World Cup in Asia, he hosted a charity golf tournament near his hometown in Illinois to benefit his Second Round Foundation, an organization that aims [...]

2023-09-12T23:04:52+00:00August 8, 2023|Spotlight|

Forbes: New York Knicks’ Jalen Brunson Hosts Charity Golf Classic, Raises Money For Second Round Foundation

For New York Knicks’ guard Jalen Brunson, enjoying the offseason doesn’t mean the grind stops. In fact, for someone this strongly motivated by improvement on and off the court, the summer months can be just as busy as the regular season schedule. The five-year NBA veteran recently spent a few days in the Chicago area with the goal of elevating a community, inspiring kids, and raising funds for America’s youth. Brunson’s first [...]

2023-09-12T23:05:09+00:00July 28, 2023|Spotlight|
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