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Charlotte Hornet | Bismack Biyombo | Styling & Inspired

Photos By: Rusty Williams | Styling: Stacee Michelle

Working as the wardrobe stylist for Charlotte Hornets player Bismack Biyombo’s editorial feature was an enlightening experience. Hearing all about his basketball journey and the great work his foundation does in the Congo is truly inspiring.

“The goal isn’t to live forever. The goal is to create something that will.” – Bismack Biyombo


Biyombo opened his first school in 2017 in the city of Goma called the Kivu International School. The school serves about 500 primary and secondary students, teaching them in French and English, has 21 modern classrooms, WiFi, a library with more than 8,000 books, a gym, and a first for the DRC—a covered basketball court. He plans to open a second school in Lubumbashi and has also begun to refurbish six hospitals! [Read the Full Article Written by Greg Lacour for Charlotte Magazine Here]