The Celtics' Jaylen Brown will be in Los Angeles at All-Star Weekend to play in the Rising Stars Challenge that pits the NBA's best second-year players against rookies, but off the court, Brown will spend Saturday hosting a technology and networking lunch, "The Tech Hustle," according to Marc Spears of ESPN's "The Undefeated".
The event, backed by Base Ventures and the NBA Players Association, brings together high-tech execs, venture capitalists and NBA players.
“A lot of people are real excited about ‘Tech Hustle,’ ” Brown told Spears. “I already have 150 to 200 RSVPs. It’s just something to educate. I thought it would be dope to put together an event like that so not only I can network, but put myself, other athletes and whoever finds it interesting in an avenue to network. I have a Rolodex for it. Whoever shows up, it will be great for them."
Brown, 21, who attended the University of California at Berkeley, has gained a reputation for his intellectual pursuits, including speaking at Harvard and his desire to attend classes there.
The Harvard education program reached out to Jaylen Brown, wanting him to speak at the school. He was geeked, may want to enroll there at some point: https://t.co/ocTaqIz2sa— Jay King (@ByJayKing) January 19, 2018
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