NBA veteran and Miami Heat star Dwayne Wade has made a list and he’s checking it twice — a bucket list of what to experience in the post-season, such as attending fashion shows and building camaraderie in his fantasy basketball camp.
But on the educational side of things, Wade trekked north to Massachusetts, where he’s taking a leave of absence as a NBA Finals analyst and enlisting at the Harvard Business School … for four days.
While a student, D. Wade will concentrate on an executive-themed course called the “business of entertainment, media and sports.” While at Marquette, Wade’s primary target career was sports broadcasting.
Staying true to fashion, Wade admittedly fancied Harvard’s sweater. It’s one of the main perks behind his enrollment.
Wade isn’t the only professional athlete who walked the Harvard Halls. Believe it or not, Brandon Marshall was also a temporary student of the prestigious university. But Marshall — a UCF alumni in liberal arts — expressed, “…it was tougher than waiting for Jay Cutler to throw me the ball in a 2-minute drill…”
Harvard’s Basketball Profile (under Tommy Amaker)
Coach: Tommy Amaker (2007-present)
NCAA tournament appearances: 4
Famous Harvard Alum in Pop Culture
Tommy Lee Jones
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