Someone I Admire

Derrick Rose

Growing Up in Englewood

Englewood is one of the toughest neighborhoods in Chicago that not many people make it out of. Derrick not only made it out, but he thrived and became a star in the NBA and in the community.

Rose loves giving back to the Community

On September 24, Derrick Rose gave $1 million to a Chicago charity that gives after school apprenticeships to kids.

Rose and the community

Rose and the criticism

Coming off two knee surgeries and playing in only a handful of games over the past two years, Rose has had a lot of criticism from people. In the games he has played this year though he has come out and performed at a high level.