posts tagged with Magic Johnson

FedEx and Magic Johnson Brighten the Holidays for Families

Magic Johnson event IT Guys - Maryland.jpg Standing at 6 feet, 9 inches, Magic Johnson is probably the world’s tallest elf. For 13 years, the legendary NBA hall-of-famer was the big guy on basketball courts. Today, he’s just as famous for having a big heart for community service. The Magic Johnson Foundation, established in 1991, serves more than 250,000 disadvantaged persons annually through a variety of community outreach services.

Most recently, the Magic Johnson Foundation and FedEx teamed up...

Students' Perspectives: A look at the Magic Johnson Scholarship Conference

If I told you that my family consisted of over 113 people of different races and lifestyles, would you believe me? Hey, it’s true.

The Taylor Michaels Scholarship Program from the Magic Johnson foundation brought together their scholars annually for a leadership conference in Los Angeles, which was generously sponsored in part by FedEx.

Mothering, Mentoring and Magic

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...Josue is from L.A. and has visions of becoming a diplomat, based in Latin America. He’s the first in his family to attend college. Edrick loves sports, wants to become a physical therapist and has amassed more than 40 pairs of Air Jordan shoes, all sealed for protection like any good collector would do. William is from the Bronx, and doesn’t seem daunted at all by the prospect of at least 12 years worth of higher education in his pursuit of a career as a surgeon. And Ryan loves photography, and plans to become a photojournalist....

Magic Johnson & FedEx: Two Giants Score Big for Kids

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Many of you may recall that Earvin "Magic" Johnson was a member of the original U.S. "Dream Team" at the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona where he helped bring home the gold in men's basketball. In early December, FedEx teamed up with this legendary NBA champion to make dreams come true for underprivileged kids in Los Angeles and Harlem.