The John Thompson Foundation

About the Foundation
The John Thompson Foundation was established by former Georgetown University coach John Thompson in 2000 to help improve the quality of life for disadvantaged children within the District of Columbia and other communities.

About the Founder
John Thompson, Jr. is a former basketball coach for Georgetown University. He is now a professional radio and TV sports commentator. In 1984, he became the first African-American head coach to win a major collegiate championship, capturing the NCAA Men's Division I title when Georgetown defeated the University of Houston 84–75. Thompson's son, John Thompson, III is now the head coach at Georgetown University.