Shaka & Rodriguez going to the White House

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - If VCU basketball player Joey Rodriguez was nervous sitting next to comedian George Lopez, wait until he's sitting next to the president of the United States.

The Rams' star point guard, as well as team coach Shaka Smart, are headed to meet President Obama in the upcoming weeks.

Rodriguez is a guest for the "Cinco de Mayo" dinner, while Smart is a guest on April 30 for the White House Correspondent's Dinner, which honors headliners in the news from all around the country.

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