Grizzlies Dahntay Jones Makes Education Count - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Jarvis Greer

Grizzlies Dahntay Jones Makes Education Count

Memphis Grizzlies Guard Dahntay Jones continues making good on his promise to work with America's Youth.

His Dahntay Jones Foundation awarded an elementary school in his home state of New Jersey a $16,000 grant to upgrade a program to helps students read at grade level.

Since it's start in 2005, the Foundation has sponsored mentoring sessions with youth in the Memphis Police Co Act Program, provided tickets for Grizzlies games, Knick's games, Net's games and will host a free basketball camp for kids in Memphis.

The Foundation opens a scholarship program in 2007, which will award college scholarships to deserving youth in the cities of Memphis, and in New Jersey.

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