May 20th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

When she graduated from high school and was looking for a college destination, Kelli Brooks followed her friends. “They were going to (Colorado State), so I wanted to go where my friends were going,” Brooks said. Despite attending and earning a degree from CSU, Brooks has never wavered in her love for the Colorado Buffaloes and last weekend made a significant move towards helping future Buffs. Brooks, who lives in Southern California and is a partner with global consulting firm KPMG, finalized a seven-figure endowment that is the largest in CU football history. The previous largest endowment for the program was for roughly $3 million. While Brooks’ estate commitment will come to fruition in the future, it will go towards football scholarships. “I’ve loved CU football since I was a little kid,” said Brooks, who was born in Glenwood Springs. “I named my first dog after Ralphie. I’ve just really loved the program. There’s a few things I’m passionate about and one of them is CU football and one of them is education.  For several years, Brooks has been a donor to CU football, but her estate commitment went to another level. – BRIAN HOWELL, buffzone – Read More

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