The Harlem NY native and Dipset General, Ezekiel “Freekey Zekey” Jiles is now the official hip hop celebrity spokesperson for Preserve Our Legacy (POL) organization. It’s a non-profit which focus on the awareness and education of stem cells, outlining its benefits for human advancement.
On November 15, Freekey and POL will go before New York City council to increase bone marrow awareness. Through an Internet viral campaign, Jiles will educate the public about bone marrow awareness.
Recently, Jiles hosted a bone marrow drive in October, for “LJ” Jones, a 10-year-old with Hypereosinophilic Syndrome a disease only found in adults. LJ is the only case in the United States.
I am honored that I can make a difference in so many people’s lives, not just children but men and women of all ages. I encourage everyone that is in my position to influence, mold and shape thoughts to take a proactive approach to bringing this subject to the attention of millions, Shannon Tavarez was only 11-years-old when she was taken, only 11 and at the height of her career. Her death and others won’t go in vain. ‘We will preserve your legacy.
Freekey is doing a good deed here. Much props!