Tommy White

Louisiana State University

Third basemen for the 2023 National Champion LSU baseball team, Tommy White donates a portion of his NIL earnings to Empower 225, an organization in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, aimed to empower youth to escape the cycle of violence and poverty by providing them with resources such as educational support, life skills training, career preparedness, housing, and mentorship. The partnership began during the 2023 season, and Tommy has committed to doubling his donation in 2024. Along with his NIL pledge, Tommy actively participates in community service events with the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to Remember to promote awareness of and a cure for Alzheimer’s disease and the Miracle League, an organization that gives children with any type of disability or special needs the opportunity to play baseball.

A first-team All-American, Tommy helped lead the Tigers to the 2023 National Championship batting .374 with twenty-four doubles, twenty-four homers, 105 RBI, and sixty-four runs scored. He finished number one in the nation in RBI (105), number three in total bases (198) and number four in RBI per game (1.59). In the SEC, Tommy completed the season number one in RBI, number two in total bases, hits and doubles, number four in home runs, number six in batting average, and number seven in slugging percentage. Voted to the College World Series All-Tournament Team, Tommy batted .351 in eight games with two doubles, two home runs, eight RBI, and five runs scored.

“We are grateful for LSU baseball player Tommy White’s generous support, fueling Empower 225’s mission in 2024. His leadership shines bright as we join hands to uplift at-risk youth in the Baton Rouge community. This young man’s generous donation is a game-changer that will make a lasting impact in 2024 and beyond.”

—Empower 225