Dorell’s work ethic on and off the court has earned him the respect of his NBA peers, sports broadcasters, fans and his local community. Finding success through his determined athletic efforts, Dorell has been motivated by his success and further inspired to give back to those less fortunate. In 2010, Dorell and wife Mia Wright established the “D Wright Way Foundation”, a public 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides academic and leadership development programs for inner-city youth with limited financial resources. Dorell humbly realizes his blessings and is dedicated to elevating underserved communities such as his own hometown. The D Wright Way Foundation is committed to developing and funding programs that aid in the overall empowerment of youth by improving upon their education and physical wellness.