Miami Chapter President: Irving Thomas
Irving Thomas was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 1990 NBA Draft. He continued his professional career with the International Basketball Federation and Continental Basketball Association for over seven years.
Post-career, Thomas became a scout with the Lakers. Thomas played collegiate basketball with Florida State University and the University of Kentucky.
Irving has been very committed to the community within Dade county. He has helped partner with local police departments and created events such as stay-in-your-lane, which is a celebrity bowling event to get people to come out and support the NBRPA. While doing this, he also turned his focus toward helping supply underserved children with books as well as help with canned food drives to be able to bring thanksgiving meals to people's homes.