For eight years, John Legere earned a reputation as the outspoken and visionary CEO of T-Mobile, orchestrating one of the most remarkable corporate turnarounds in history. Known for infusing his role with a refreshing blend of fun, common sense, and relatability, John Legere has always been a staunch advocate for educational access. He champions lifelong learning and encourages mentoring for those who aspire to follow in his footsteps.
In a significant move this year, John Legere has initiated the creation and bestowal of the inaugural Legere's Legends $100,000 Scholarship to a deserving incoming college freshman. This generous scholarship opportunity aims to alleviate the financial burdens often associated with pursuing higher education. Going off to college should be a time of celebration, excitement, transition, and, above all, enjoyment. However, the pervasive issue of surging student loans and debt continues to affect millions of Americans.
While John acknowledges that he doesn't possess all the solutions to address the root causes of the student debt crisis, he is taking meaningful action to ease the burden for one fortunate student. Through the Legere Legends initiative, John aspires to extend the gift of education to a student who shares his passion for learning, humility, and personal growth across all facets of life. Join him in this noble endeavor to make a positive impact on the future of education.
Applicants must be high school seniors who have been accepted to an accredited college or university and must have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher on a 4.0 scale.