Educated Stars of Tomorrow
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Our Cause

Student athletes face a host of academic challenges and physical and mental health risks unique among their non-athlete peers.  


About ESOT

Educated Stars of Tomorrow was founded by Willie Burton, former NBA athlete and graduate of the University of Minnesota, where he played on the Golden Gophers 1989 Sweet Sixteen and 1990 Elite Eight championship Teams.


Excel U

Student athletes face a host of risks and opportunities unique among their non-athlete peers.  For many, access to higher education and continued athletic accomplishment depend on the drive and focus they bring to the classroom.