Georgia Tech athletes read to Horizons Atlanta students

Georgia Tech guard Josh Okogie reads to kids who attend the Horizons Atlanta summer learning program that supports students from underserved communities throughout their K–12 academic careers.

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

To celebrate National Summer Learning Day, a few Yellow Jackets took the time to read to local students from Georgia Tech’s Horizons Atlanta program on Thursday.

Among the participating athletes were Yellow Jackets and USA Basketball U19 Team guard Josh Okogie who read to rising first graders, basketball guard Tadric Jackson who read to rising second graders and football lineman KeShun Freeman who read to rising third graders.

Horizons at Georgia Tech opened in 2013 and currently teaches over 100 rising first through ninth grade students from Drew Charter School and Centennial Academy.

Below are photos from Okogie, Jackson and Freeman’s visit to Horizons Atlanta on Thursday.

Josh Okogie

Georgia Tech guard Josh Okogie reads to rising first graders who attend the Horizons Atlanta summer learning program that supports students from underserved communities throughout their K–12 academic careers.

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Tadric Jackson

Georgia Tech basketball player Tadric Jackson poses with rising second graders who attend the Horizons Atlanta summer learning program that supports students from underserved communities throughout their K–12 academic careers.

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Georgia Tech guard Tadric Jackson reads to rising second graders who attend the Horizons Atlanta summer learning program that supports students from underserved communities throughout their K–12 academic careers.

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

KeShun Freeman

Georgia Tech lineman KeShun Freeman poses with rising third graders who attend the Horizons Atlanta summer learning program that supports students from underserved communities throughout their K–12 academic careers.

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Georgia Tech lineman KeShun Freeman reads to rising third graders who attend the Horizons Atlanta summer learning program that supports students from underserved communities throughout their K–12 academic careers.

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

Credit: Steven L Taylor, CEISMC Communications Manager

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