Andre Agassi

Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the lives of children, and in 2001, opened the first part of his charter school, the center of his life ever since.

Hometown hero Andre Agassi’s educational efforts have quietly expanded far beyond Las Vegas

February 16th, 2017

Even before a surge in the later part of his tennis career, Agassi had set his course. He created a charitable foundation to improve the lives of children, and in 2001, opened the first part of his charter school, the center of his life ever since.

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