Metta World Peace, Location TBD, 7:00 p.m.

Sponsor: Diversity Initiatives


Metta World Peace played professional basketball for 19 years and is one of the premier NBA defenders of his era. Formerly known as Ron Artest prior to changing his name in September 2011, he played for 6 different NBA teams, and two teams abroad. In fall 2010, World Peace raffled off his 2010 NBA World Championship Ring, raising more than $650,000, with the proceeds going to nonprofits that provide mental health services. He also helped Congresswoman Napolitano advocate for "The Mental Health in Schools Act."