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Shaq in the Hat

February 17, 2020: Shaquille O'Neal attended the premier of Foster Boy at the Pan African Film Festival on Monday night. While there he met students from the First Star UCLA Bruin Guardian Scholars Academy.  Shaq is focused on bringing awareness to the foster care system as the executive producer of “Foster Boy,” a film [...]

By | 2020-02-19T18:10:44+00:00 February 19th, 2020|News, Press, UCLA Stories, Video|Comments Off on Shaq in the Hat

Fox 11 News – 8/20/19

First Star' makes college real for kids in foster care By Christine Devine  8/20/19 Back to school means continued college prep time for an unlikely group of high school seniors like Khalia, with higher education in mind. Thanks to a non-profit called First Star youth in foster care have been groomed for college since the [...]

By | 2019-08-21T18:32:31+00:00 August 21st, 2019|News, Press, UCLA Bruin Academy, UCLA Stories, Video|Comments Off on Fox 11 News – 8/20/19

Tour 2018 – players coach local foster kids in LA

#SpursInUSA #GlobalFootballDevelopment #Foundation 29 July 2018|Tottenham Hotspur Five of our players paid a surprise visit to a special coaching session for local foster children's project First Star in Los Angeles on Friday. Forty children from the project and their mentors joined our Global Football Development team for the session at Loyola Marymount University (LMU), our training base [...]

By | 2018-11-26T22:05:22+00:00 July 30th, 2018|News, Press, UCLA Bruin Academy, UCLA Stories|Comments Off on Tour 2018 – players coach local foster kids in LA