Kanye West set to open ‘Donda Academy’ prep school in California

Kanye West will open a prep school in Southern California, with a heavy focus on basketball. Donda Academy, named after West’s late mother, will be a tuition-free private K-12 school located just outside of Los Angeles. The school has already secured a partnership with Adidas to go along with commitments from some elite basketball prospects.

According to Yahoo Sports, a game is being discussed between Lebron James’ son Bronny and Sierra Canyon for the LA’s Staples Center next year. The Donda Academy website is currently be taking applications; however it does not include information about tuition or an opening date for the school. The academy’s website states that the school will focus on equipping students with an education that “will last in the ever-changing world” and that they plan to find the intersection “between faith and the innovation of the future.”

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