"My time at UCLA helped mold me into the person I am today, and I want the Bruin student-athletes that come after me to have the same opportunity I had to achieve their boyhood dreams."
"Participating in Intercollegiate Athletics at UCLA helped to make my undergraduate years incredibly fulfilling. I am hopeful that this gift will allow others to enjoy that same experience."
"These scholarships will provide perpetual support to our coaches as they develop our student-athletes into champions in the classroom, in competition and in the community."
"It is an honor for Shannon and I to give back to UCLA. UCLA afforded me not only a great education but access to a great Bruin family in business."
"Athletic participation and competition play a meaningful role in building skills and experiences that add value to the college experience. For those of us who benefited from our own experience within the UC system, we have the responsibility to help perpetuate this opportunity for current and future generations."
"I hope this gift helps both preserve the legacy of UCLA Basketball and propel it forward so future generations of Bruins can be as fortunate as I have been."
"UCLA's athletics are an anchor to this university, both for students and alumni. It is a privilege to be involved in the development and legacy of the new Center."
“In honor of UCLA's great legacy and exceptional individuals like Jackie Robinson, Rafer Johnson, Arthur Ashe, Anne Meyers Drysdale, Bill Walton and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, this gift and its proceeds are intended to promote and support excellence-based programs and initiatives, equally within the men's and women's basketball program."