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BYF’s Jamell Johnson is running for an elective official in Texas

Baylor Youth Foundation (BYF) is proud to announce that Jamel Johnson who we love and know as twin. He has a twin brother name Jamal Johnson. Now, Jamell will be running for town council in Texas. Click below! Check Out this awesome news article on Jamell! Let’s support Jamell! For more information go to 

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Spending Valentines Day Serving Others

Valentines Day is a day to show your love for your partners and family. We spent the day showing our love to the unforgotten, the invisible and people that do not get a lot of love on a daily basis. Making the beds and adding pillows Baylor Youth Foundation enjoyed making hygiene/food bags, organizing products,…

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The Get Right Challenge!

The GRC will start on Thursday night via Zoom (6pm central). We will host the meeting via zoom for five weeks. All meetings will be lead by Anya B CovingtonBeliever who is a Speaker, Advocate, Organizer, Trainer, Life Coach, Basketball Coach and Founder of  human2human, LLC(e)  First week will discuss “Who Are You” during our Mental…

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BYF’s Nurse Kennedy!

We are so proud of one of our own! Kennedy Kuykendall is a 2017 graduate from our Baylor Youth Foundation class. Kennedy was always super smart young lady and could shoot the leather off the ball. Listen to her story! Kennedy will follow several of our alumni in the healthcare system. Kennedy’s occupation is in…

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Coat donation for the homeless

We are very thankful Miya Gonzalez UAW Chairman, Coby Millender UAW & Local 551 members for creating a coat drive and donating them to Baylor Youth Foundation. We partnered with Grace Beyond Borders with director Marcus Martin who will definitely get them out to the people in need! I encourage you to help us in…

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Khaniah is headed to Vanderbilt University!

Khaniah surprised us all by announcing her university choice on Christmas Day! She will be taking her talents to Vanderbilt University in Tennessee. She now will be playing for former WNBA coach and player Stephanie White. Coach White coached the Indiana Fever & Chicago Sky. Khaniah Gardner has been with Baylor Youth Foundation since the…

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Come to our Midwest basketball tournaments and be seen by college coaches all over the United States. We put your player profile directly into their hands when they arrive at the event.


We are covered by major media outlets, too. Thousands of top athletes have been scouted at our events.


Even during the non Certified Event college exposure season, when you play in a Baylor Tournament or at any event, you will play against Elite competition. In order to be the best, you must play with the best!  We will prepare your team for the upcoming AAU basketball tournaments season!


Are You the Best? Then Prove it! Where Champions are made. Here at the Baylor Tournaments.

Division I and Division II coaches love our exposure Basketball Tournaments and College Exposure events because they know that Baylor Basketball Youth Foundation attracts top talent. We have over 50 NBA, NFL, MLB and WNBA players that are  Alumni from our events and our direct program!

Join the many elite teams that participate in our event to get exposure.  We have an excellent facilities and hotel accommodation. Visit our tournament page to view our upcoming events.  We sell out on each event.

We attract talent from, but not limited to, Texas, Colorado, Canada, Michigan, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Florida, Nevada, Kansas, Virginia,  Louisiana, California, Oklahoma, Arizona, Tennessee, Maryland, Nebraska, North Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Iowa, New York, Oregon, Minnesota, Ohio, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Georgia, Mississippi, Alabama, Turkey, Belgium, Puerto Rico,  and of course every inch of Illinois and Indiana.

The Proceeds Fund Mentoring Programs


We have a 100% High School Graduation rate and approximately 99% our mentored youths in our program receive athletic scholarship to colleges and universities of higher learning.

What truly makes our basketball tournaments is the experience and the exposure that we provide. Baylor's  basketball events bring that and  so much more, we  attract the top talent and so bring in college coaches  to recruit at all levels.

Baylor Youth Foundation is a 501c3  not for profit charity, that started in 2001. It was form out of the passion of Toi Baylor. She herself was an traveling coach and former Athletic Director and women's college assistant coach.



We feature top basketball player profiles in the midwest and attendees of our basketball tournaments. These elite players shine at our Certified Events and Basketball tournaments. We have featured thousand of talented high school players that rank nationally over the years.

College Exposure


You get major college exposure at our live events and basketball tournaments, guaranteed.

College Events

We feature the top exposure events throughout the midwest and bring in the most college coaches to our basketball tournaments. These elite players shine at our College Exposure and LIVE Basketball tournaments. We have featured thousand of talented high school players that are rank nationally over the years.


College Coach's Clinic

An In-Depth Look at Women's Basketball Today: Gain Knowledge from Some of the Best in the Business

Covering Recruitment, Careers, Mental Health, Player Development and Every Topic You would like to discuss.
We will have morning and evening sessions 


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Youth Basketball Camps

 Our youth basketball camps reach across borders and bring together kids from different areas to learn and play together.

Baylor Local League

We have the most Competitive Youth Basketball League in Illinois. 10 Basketball games guaranteed, plus a Championship Playoff! Play 2-3 games, Sundays only.

Bringing Opportunity to Inner City Youth


Changing Lives Through Sports Mentoring. Providing academic support, expanding horizons and exposing youth to college coaches and getting basketball scholarships.

You Can Make a Difference

Every dollar counts. We ensure that disadvantaged youth graduate High School and can travel to college interviews with the money you provide. Help today.

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You get major college exposure at our NCAA Certified Events and basketball tournaments, guaranteed.