Aaron Franklin lends his voice to East Austin College Prep’s Dream Big initiative

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East Austin College Prep is celebrating its inaugural graduating class this year. As the EACP’s students head off to college, the school founded seven years ago by Southwest Key Programs, is raising money to help the teens pay for tuition. One of East Austin’s most famous faces, Aaron Franklin, lent his support for the campaign in the video below, in which he discusses chasing, with 28 cents in his pocket, his home to dream to open Franklin Barbecue. To find out more about East Austin College Prep, visit dreamsneversettle.org.

Author: Matthew Odam

Restaurant critic & features writer at Austin American @Statesman and @Austin360. Austin-born 6th generation Texan. Left-handed.

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