NBA Star Chris Paul Enrolls At Winston-Salem State University

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NBA star Chris Paul is putting the focus on furthering his education during the off season. According to HBCU Game Day, the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard has enrolled at the North Carolina-based Winston-Salem State University.

Paul, a native of Winston-Salem, announced that he had officially enrolled in classes at the historically Black university during an episode of First Take. He attended Wake Forest University for two years before being drafted into the NBA. Paul has deep ties to WSSU. Both of his parents, Robin and Charles Paul, attended the school. He also hosted a star-studded charity basketball game at the school that included the likes of Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, and Kevin Durant, and has donated $25,000 to WSSU’s athletic program through his philanthropic organization, the Chris Paul Foundation.

“Everyone in my family went to HBCUs except for me,” said Paul. “If you grow up in the South, you’re going to have that culture and DNA in you so for me it’s just been about trying to give a…


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