NJ Net Anthony Morrow visited the United Kingdom not only to play on the court, but to also to serve the global community.
New Jersey Nets starting shooting guard Anthony Morrow traveled to England and teamed with the U.S. Embassy in London to uplift young Londoners on Wednesday March 2, 2011,. Morrow's itinerary included stopovers at The Tim Westwood Show, a visit with a young cancer patient and a talk at Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc).
Anthony Morrow viewed a trip to London as an opportunity to entertain and encourage on both sides of the pond. Morrow visited BBC Radio 1's hit Tim Westwood Show and went one on one with "the Big Dawg" to discuss his love for hip hop and his experiences as a professional basketball player in the NBA.
Always one to uplift others, Wednesday afternoon Morrow spent some time with a young cancer patient Samveer Parris. Anthony met with Parris, a 14-year old who is currently undergoing his sixth round of chemotherapy. Morrow lent some time in hopes of offering comfort and encouragement with his words of inspiration.
With "Rise and grind" as the daily mantra of NJ Nets star Anthony Morrow he makes the most of every moment. On the afternoon of March 3rd during a visit to Newham Sixth Form College (NewVIc) is where Morrow, spoke to students about his own experiences in overcoming significant disadvantage to achieve his lifelong dream. "You all remind me of myself at that age; hungry to achieve. You just have to keep working hard, at whatever you want to be in life." Morrow imparted to his young audience. "It was great for students to hear from such an inspirational young sports star. They really valued the opportunity to ask Anthony questions about his life and his sport, and it was a very motivational talk"; said Elizabeth Harris, NewVIc Sports Academy manager. Morrow ended his stop at NewVIc with autograph signing and a few pointers to the schools basketball team.
Anthony Morrow is a determined young man who has plenty to offer both on and off the court. Anthony Morrow and his management team, Greenwood Avenue Management have sought out occasions where serving others could fulfill Morrow's aspiration to cultivate and motivate achievement and hope in their lives. With a goal set on the opportunity to serve as a US Basketball Ambassador to the youth of the United Kingdom, this trip to London is just the beginning.