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Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell to donate $45,000 for Jacob Blake’s children’s education

Utah Jazz star Donovan Mitchell announced he is donating $45,000 raised from sales of his latest shoe release to help fund the education of the children of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was shot earlier this week by police in Kenosha, Wis.

Mitchell made the announcement in a video posted to Instagram on Friday, revealing that Adidas would match his donation, bringing the total funds donated to Blake’s children to $90,000.

“For the first 45 hours of the #DONISSUE2 spidey-sense drop, I will be donating $45k of the proceeds to support the education of Jacob Blake’s children,” he wrote on Instagram.

In his video, Mitchell discussed the importance of education and education reform.

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