Jarrett Allen, 6’11” NBA center, is barely 19-years-old. However, the rookie drafted by the Netsin the first round of this year’s NBA Draft is already leaving his imprint on those younger than him in the New York City community.
Back in September, Allen gave out free haircuts in Brooklyn, and on Monday he partnered with Key Food and visited Jackson Heights in Queens to help 25 middle schoolers from Elmcor Youth and Adult Activities do some last minute Thanksgiving shopping. Rather than handing out turkeys, long a great holiday tradition, Allen gave each of them a $70 budget, a shopping list and a cart.
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