Athlete and WildAid ambassador for elephants and rhinos

Hasheem Thabeet is a Tanzanian basketball player who has played for the NBA on the Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers, Oklahoma City Thunder, Philadelphia 76ers and the Detroit Pistons. Hasheem is involved with charities in Tanzania including Water for Life, which advocates for water purification throughout Tanzania, and organizations aiming to raise awareness of the importance of education among African children.