NBA megastar LeBron James and two times Academy award-winning Pakistani journalist Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy joined hands for a Sports documentary “Student-Athlete”.
LeBron James named as the executive producer of this documentary while Sharmeen is the director. The documentary revolves around the ruthless world of high-revenue college sports in the United States and how they impact uncompensated athletes and their families.
“Unpaid college athletes generate billions of dollars for their institutions every year. Student-Athlete unveils the exploitative world of high-revenue college sports through the stories of four young men at different stages of their athletic careers, as well as a coach-turned-advocate and a whistle-blowing shoe rep who exposes the money trail.”
LeBron James is among US’ most popular athletes who played basketball for an American professional basketball team ‘Lakers’ based in Los Angeles.
With 41.1 million followers on his official Twitter account, James’ is also Twitter’s most popular NBA player.
The documentary will air on 2nd October.