Bismack Biyombo Sumba is a Congolese professional basketball player born August 28, 1992 in Lubumbashi. He is 2.03 m tall and moves to the pivot position. He helps young people in his country through his Foundation.
The athlete who plays in the NBA has a foundation “The Bismack Biyombo Foundation”. His goal is to help others, especially those on the continent, specifically the young people of his country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Foundation’s philosophy: “The Foundation exists to propel the belief that the opportunities we receive are not intended for our sole benefit; they are intended to be multiplied through the lives of others. By activating the potential of human lives through it. ‘athletics, education and health, the Foundation creates opportunities for game changers in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). “
A word from Bismack Biyombo: “Only one opportunity has the potential to change a human life. No one knows it better than Bismack Biyombo. He entered the basketball court at 13 and immediately jumped into the sport. Five years later, Bismack had his chance at the Nike Hoop Summit and registering the first triple-double in summit history. He was drafted into the NBA that same year and has been playing since 2011. For the most part, making the NBA is the end goal. But for Bismack, it’s just the beginning – the way to multiply the opportunity he’s received. At the start of his rookie season, Bismack celebrated and defended those who can change the game. world, if given the chance. “