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Devean George
3x NBA Champion LA Lakers, CEO & Developer
Alyssa Weinberger

DEVEAN GEORGE is a 3X NBA Champion is the Los Angeles Lakers, with an 11- year career playing seven seasons with the Lakers, three with the Dallas Mavericks, and one with the Golden State Warriors.

During his career in the NBA, Devean demonstrated his dedication to making a positive impact on children and families. In each city he lived, Devean became involved in programs serving inner city youth. It was during this time that Devean developed the vision for his own nonprofit, and in 2011 he founded Building Blocks with the mission of combatting generational poverty by creating high-quality and self-sustaining housing, business, and recreational opportunities. In 2009, he established George Group North, a company that specializes in both affordable and market-rate multi-family residential development, mixed use projects, and property redevelopment. Today, he serves as the company’s President and C.E.O. as well as the President of Building Blocks.

Most recently, Devean launched George Modular Innovation Solutions and secured close to 200,000 square feet (downtown Minneapolis) blocks from Target Field (home of the Twins) to manufacture and deliver over 2,000 low gage steel modular units and create over 200 jobs in downtown.

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