This story has been updated to include event photos and a one-on-one interview with Kenny Smith and Jeff Sherman.
Basketball analyst, star of "Meet the Smiths" and former NBA player, Kenny "The Jet" Smith, will be in Milwaukee on Thursday to help make a donation to the Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals.
The donation is on behalf of Coors Light's reFRESH community basketball court initiative that will help breath new life into the courts at Washington Park, 1859 N. 40th St.
Repaving, rebuilding and even just putting up new nets at courts helps energize playgrounds and encourage more basketball. I love this program, and truly hope it can be extend to multiple courts in and around Milwaukee. Too many basketball courts and hoops are neglected and in disrepair.
Thursday's donation is a part of Coors Light's national Full Court reFRESH program, now in its second year.
How can you help? For every tweet using the hashtags #fullcourtreFRESH and #over21, Coors Light will make a donation towards the refurbishment of community basketball courts in participating cities across the country.
A life-long and passionate community leader and Milwaukeean, Jeff Sherman is a co-founder of OnMilwaukee.
He grew up in Wauwatosa and graduated from Marquette University, as a Warrior. He holds an MBA from Cardinal Stritch University, and is the founding president of Young Professionals of Milwaukee (YPM)/Fuel Milwaukee.
Early in his career, Sherman was one of youngest members of the Greater Milwaukee Committee, and currently is involved in numerous civic and community groups - including board positions at The Wisconsin Center District, Wisconsin Club and Marcus Center for the Performing Arts. He's honored to have been named to The Business Journal's "30 under 30" and Milwaukee Magazine's "35 under 35" lists.
He owns a condo in Downtown and lives in greater Milwaukee with his wife Stephanie, his son, Jake, and daughter Pierce. He's a political, music, sports and news junkie and thinks, for what it's worth, that all new movies should be released in theaters, on demand, online and on DVD simultaneously.
He also thinks you should read OnMilwaukee each and every day.