The Jazz's shooting guard, a vocal supporter of public education, surprised his fourth-grade teacher and her daughter with a $25,000 scholarship check.
Donovan Mitchell surprised his fourth-grade teacher and her daughter with a $25,000 scholarship check after the Jazz's game against the Hawks on Thursday night.
Deborah Peart was Mitchell's fourth-grade teacher at Greenwich Country Day School. Peart and her daughter, Naja Brooks, were given courtside seats for the game.
After the Jazz's 117-114 loss, Mitchell surprised Brooks, a student at the Savannah College of Arts and Design, with a scholarship check through his SPIDACARES Foundation.
The video was posted by the Jazz digital media team.
After the Jazz-Hawks game, Donovan Mitchell has gifted, Naja Brooks, the daughter of his 4th grade teacher, Deborah Peart, with a $25,000 scholarship through his SPIDACARES Foundation in partnership with @adidasHoops and @footlocker. They also received $500 and courtside seats. pic.twitter.com/k0o7Bv2Myg— Eric Woodyard (@E_Woodyard) March 22, 2019