Jazz Players and Coaches Launch “Black History Heroes” Program Statewide for All Utah K-12 Students

The Utah Jazz today announced a new program, called Black History Heroes, for all K-12 students throughout the state. Utah Jazz players, head coach Quin Snyder and team governors Ryan and Ashley Smith will join together to share the global impact of Black history heroes.

Classrooms throughout Utah are invited to join the streaming series on the Utah Jazz YouTube channel. Individual sessions will be held with the team for all Utah elementary schools on Feb. 18, for all Utah junior high schools on Feb. 23, and for all Utah high schools on Feb. 25. The team will explore people or events in Black history that have inspired them. These “Black History Heroes” discussions will go live at 10 a.m. MT on the respective days and will be available on demand for use as part of school curriculums.