Don has been the Director of Extraordinary Ventures Michigan since August 2015. Don has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Georgetown University. Don played in the NBA with the Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, and the Washington Wizards during the 8 years following graduation. He retired from the NBA in 2003.
Don is a driven individual who has a passion for helping others and his surrounding communities. He has worked with individuals with special needs since 2010; with students aged 18-26 at the Troy Center for Transition in the Troy School District and with adults at Community Living Services. He has owned and partnered with several other businesses.
Don participates in many charity functions and hosts local events representing the NBA Pistons Alumni. He currently coaches basketball and many youth training programs including programs he has developed; for example, The Oddball Olympics. Above all; Don is a husband to his wife Erika and a father to his two daughters; Thia and Willa.