One of John Calipari’s biggest focuses as a head coach is serving others.
One way Cal has done that over the years is through Samaritan’s Feet, a nonprofit organization whose focus is to, “shares a message of hope and love through washing the feet of impoverished children around the world and adorning them with new shoes.”
Back in 2014 when Cal and his Cats made their last Bahamas trip, working with Samaritan’s Feet was a big highlight of the trip.
Now that Kentucky is back in the Bahamas, the Cats are back to work and bringing joy to those less fortunate:
The UK basketball team will again work with @Samaritans_Feet while in the Bahamas. Coach Cal closed tonight's team meeting by explaining what the players can expect and why it matters. pic.twitter.com/cStHKD90O1— CoachCal.com (@CoachCalDotCom) August 7, 2018
"Let's create a world with zero shoeless children." pic.twitter.com/DPlAJ7Fq9O— CoachCal.com (@CoachCalDotCom) August 7, 2018
Here is a look back at when the 2014-15 team worked with Samaritan’s Feet during their memorable Bahamas trip: