Jerry Stackhouse has spoken at the following Knowledge @ Wharton events:
Jerry Stackhouse is a retired two-time NBA All-Star who played in the league for 18 years. Drafted third overall in the 1995 NBA Draft by the Philadelphia 76ers, Stackhouse went on to play for the Detroit Pistons, Washington Wizards, Dallas Mavericks, Milwaukee Bucks, Miami Heat, Atlanta Hawks and Brooklyn Nets.
Following his playing career, Stackhouse has pursued a career in broadcasting beginning with Fox Sports Detroit as a Pistons analyst and with the ACC Network as a college basketball analyst. He currently appears weekly on SIRIUS radio.
Stackhouse is very active in diabetes awareness and advocacy. After loosing two sisters to the disease, and watching both of his parents suffer from him, he creates the “Triple Threat Foundation” in 2002, which aims to support Diabetes research. He has also worked with a host of different charities, including American Diabetes Association, JRDF, and Partner Up for Diabetes Awareness, and has also addressed Congress twice about funding diabetes research.