After a successful sixteen-year career in professional basketball, two-time NBA champion J.R. Smith has decided to return to school enrolling at the renowned HBCU North Carolina A&T State University to pursue his undergraduate degree. HBCU’s RISING presented by Toyota Tundra is a short form docu-series featuring J.R. Smith where he takes viewers around the university to share everything he loves about the culture and community. As we follow him on this journey, we will meet members of the NC A&T community who share the special traditions, cultural events and rich history which make this HBCU experience truly unique.
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