Shopping with a Pro! Grant Hill Surprises Students at Target’s After-Hours College Event

August 26, 2016 - Article reads in
Grant Hill poses in front of a College Shop sign

Last night just before 10 p.m. in Raleigh, N.C., thousands of Duke students began boarding busses to their nearby Target. The game plan? Deck out their dorms, stock their mini-fridges and pick up last-minute stuff for class. This late-night #TargetRun is a 7-year-running “welcome week” tradition at Duke (and a long-standing, 16-year-plus Target tradition at campuses across the country). As the students swished through the doors, they were greeted by a DJ spinning music, tons of snacks, samples, savings and more…with one big (six-foot-eight) surprise:

Grant Hill greets shocked studentsGrant Hill! The Duke basketball legend (and former all-star pro baller) stopped by to surprise lucky fans. He posed for pics, helped shop for planners and groceries and shot a few hoops in the sporting goods aisle. Of course, there was a little reminiscing about his alma mater—and he even gave a few tips to help students get to the top of their new-to-campus game: manage your time wisely and find the library!

Here’s your court-side peek into the fun:

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