Tobias Harris is a nine-year NBA veteran currently playing for the Philadelphia 76ers. A selfless individual, Harris continually demonstrates outstanding service and dedication to the community.
Among his many acts of giving, Harris hosted his “Community Draft” in 2019 at which he pledged $1 million to nine underserved community organizations. Harris is a big believer in education, and supports children in numerous ways, including through his Tobias Top Teachers and Tobias Lit Labs programs. He seeks to celebrate teachers and address national issues such as teacher shortages and lack of minority male educators, while encouraging youth to get “lit” for literacy in an effort to help improve reading proficiency scores.
As a member of the NBA Foundation’s Board of Directors, Harris provides strategic direction with respect to programming and grantmaking in addition to assisting in the oversight of the organization’s activities.