Chris Bosh played one season of college basketball for Georgia Tech before declaring for the 2003 NBA Draft. He was selected fourth overall in the first round by the Toronto Raptors.
While in Toronto, Bosh became a five-time NBA All-Star, was named to the All-NBA Second Team once, played for the U.S. National Team and supplanted former fan favorite Vince Carter as the face and leader of the Raptors franchise. In the 2006-07 season, Bosh led the Raptors to their first playoff appearance in five years and their first-ever division title. He left Toronto in 2010 as the franchise's all-time leader in points, rebounds, and minutes played.
In 2010, after seven seasons with the Raptors, he was traded to the Miami Heat In Miami, he joined fellow stars Dwyane Wade and LeBron James; the trio became known as the BIg Three. Bosh appearied in the NBA Finals each year from 2011 to 2014 and winning NBA titles in 2012 and 2013. He made the NBA All-Star team every year during his time in Miami. Bosh played his final NBA game on February 9, 2016. His jersey is retired by the Miami Heat.
Seeking to promote sports and education amongst youths in Dallas and Toronto, Bosh set up the Chris Bosh Foundation and regularly speaks to youths about the benefits of reading.