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Derrick Johnson Unveils 16th 'DJ's Discovery Den' in Waco
Posted By:  Austin Alley
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

WACO (MAY 21, 2019) – On Monday afternoon, Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker Derrick Johnson unveiled his 16th DJ’s Discovery Den to the students and teachers of J.H. Hines Elementary School, which is where he attended elementary school himself.

Derrick Johnson’s Defend The Dream Foundation has transformed a corner of the library into a reading oasis to include over 600 brand new, age-appropriate books and a comfortable space.

Since 2015, Derrick Johnson’s Defend The Dream Foundation has installed fifteen DJ’s Discovery Dens throughout Kansas City schools.

On Monday, the Chiefs veteran gave back to the community that has given him so much – his home of Waco, Texas.

DJ’s Discovery Dens are a community outreach program of Derrick Johnson’s Defend The Dream Foundation, which was founded in 2012 with a mission to provide low-income and inner-city young people with opportunities and resources.






 
 
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