AMES, Iowa--Sam Hill took full advantage of the opportunities provided for him while a member of the Iowa State basketball team from 1983-87. Athletics opened many doors for the Chicago native, and he is trying to convey that message to young kids in his current job. For the past six years Hill has been involved with a youth-based organization in the Chicago area called "Use Sports, Don't Let Sport's Use You!" The service teaches life skills and gives guidance to kids on how to positively use sports to their advantage and avoid the negative aspects of sports.

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