Grant Hill is Duke University and the former All American recently made a nice donation to his alma mater. Hill according to ESPN.com, donated $1.25 million to the university.
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Of the seven-figure sum donated by Hill and his wife, Tamia, $250,000 will be used to support the Annual Fund for the Trinity College of Arts and Sciences and the rest will be used to upgrade Duke’s athletic facilities.
The university said in a release that it has raised $185 million to enhance Duke’s athletic programs. The goal is to raise $250 million.
“Tamia and I are in a fortunate position to be able [to] give back to the university that did so much for me,” said Hill, through the school’s release. “In the 20 years since my graduation, I am certain that the academic environment, the coaches and staff, and every facet of being a student at Duke contributed to make me a better person.”