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|

Knicks Star Jalen Brunson Received 2023 Beacon of Hope Award at Covenant House

NEW YORK, NY –  On Monday night, Knicks point guard Jalen Brunson was honored by the Covenant House, the largest charity in the Americas helping homeless and trafficked youth, with this year’s Beacon of Hope Award. Brunson was presented with this prestigious award in recognition of his advocacy work lifting up the voices of young people overcoming homelessness at the annual gala on Monday, May 22 at the Javits Center Rooftop Pavilion and Terrace [...]

2023-07-26T20:26:15+00:00May 23, 2023|Spotlight|

New York Knicks Point Guard Jalen Brunson to Host Inaugural Jalen Brunson Charity Golf Classic in Support of Second Round Foundation

CHICAGO, IL (May 5, 2023) – New York Knicks Point Guard Jalen Brunson is proud to announce the first-ever Jalen Brunson Charity Golf Classic, a star-studded event taking place on Thursday, July 27th at the prestigious Twin Orchard Country Club in Chicago. The event will raise funds for Brunson's charitable organization, Second Round Foundation, which is dedicated to empowering young people through academics, sports, and outreach. The Jalen Brunson Charity Golf Classic [...]

2023-09-12T18:29:57+00:00May 5, 2023|Spotlight|
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