DEION SANDERS PLEDGES SALARY TOWARD JACKSON STATE

Deion Sanders is determined to have renovations to Jackson State University athletic facilities completed by the first week of August “to get this done for these kids” Deion Sanders is pledging half of his annual salary as the head football coach of Jackson State University to complete massive renovations needed within the athletic department.

In a video posted to the 54-year-old’s Instagram page on Monday, Sanders and his business partner, Constance Schwartz-Morini, discussed ways to improve one of Jackson State’s facilities.

As Schwartz-Morini explained that they would need wiring, new rooms, wall repairs, and electronics, Sanders said he wanted it all completed by August 4, a month before the team’s first game of the season.

Sanders told PEOPLE last year that he aimed to help Jackson State and other HBCUs improve their academic resources and access to equipment.

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