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Darren Collison played college basketball at UCLA, and he currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. /OW photo courtesy of Jason Lewis

Darren Collison played college basketball at UCLA, and he currently plays for the Los Angeles Clippers. /OW photo courtesy of Jason Lewis

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Getting your student athlete to college

Parents and students need a plan to help enhance their chances of being noticed

Sports have been an institution in the African American community for decades. It has been a vehicle to higher learning on the collegiate level, and, for a select few, a professional career has been like a winning lottery ticket. Sports have been a means to competitive glory and to a lifestyle that most people can only dream of.