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Juan “Pepe” Sanchez

Temple Basketball Legend Makes Gift to Support International Students

Juan “Pepe” Sanchez, who came to Temple from Argentina in the late 90s to play basketball, said his own experience inspired him to make a gift to support international students. “The very beginning, it’s really tough, in my experience,” Sanchez recalls. “That’s where students need the most support.” That struggle is what drove Sanchez, along with his friend, Drew Golin, STH ’00, an American classmate who befriended him, to invest in Temple.

Continue reading to learn more about Sanchez and Golin’s gifts.



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