Georgia State men's basketball coach Ron Hunter poses with some children in Nigeria.
Halfway around the world, Ron Hunter was reminded of home on Monday.
In Nigeria to help Samaritan’s Feet, a charitable organization he works with, give away thousands of pairs of shoes to children, Hunter was approached by a man.
“What do you know about Georgia State?” the man asked, looking at the shirt Hunter was wearing.
After explaining that he coaches the basketball team, the man, an American and executive with an oil company who lives in the country, said, “When you get back to Atlanta, please tell my daughter I love her.”
His daughter, Apryl Goodwin, finished her last season on the university’s women’s soccer team in 2010.
“It was unbelievable to see the parent of a student-athlete all the way in
Hunter washes the feet of a child before giving him a free pair of shoes, courtesy of Samaritan's Feet.
Nigeria,” he said.
Of course, that was just a bonus. Hunter is there to help the less
Continue reading Hunter enjoying time in Nigeria helping others »