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Leah is Our first to commit for the 2021!

Leah Yarbrough has been in our BAYLOR FAMILY since the 7th grade. We have watched her blossom into a beautiful, intelligent & humorous young woman! Leah has always been a high academic student athlete. She has always been a fierce competitor that ruled the boards! Leah worked with our trainers and did additional work with…

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2020 NJCAA All Star Team

Baylor Youth Foundation’s Nazlah Morrow has been name 2020 NJCAA All Star Team. Only 50 students athletes nation wide received this honor. Nazlah made a huge impact on Miami Dade College Athletics. She was previously honored with the 2020 All Southern Conference First Team. Naz is one of Baylor Youth Foundation’s 2019 alumni. She graduated…

Howard University is the final destination for Nojel Eastern

Howard University is the final destination for Nojel Eastern

We are looking for big things from Nojel this season. We are your biggest fans and wish you nothing but success. After dealing with so much adversity, he is destiny to greatness! He will be attending the prestige Howard University. Baylor Youth Foundation has had four student athletics that have attended Howard University in the…

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Taneigh Boyd is off to college!

We are proud to announce that Taneigh Boyd now will be attending William Woods University. Taneigh is an alumni from BYF’s class of 2018. Taneigh attend a junior college in order to improve her academics. Taneigh worked extremely hard to gain academic success in these last two years. She maintained a 3.0 average and graduated…

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Coach KK sounds good!

 Khadaizha Sanders has added another title under her belt. Now, she is know as Coach KK. She has came back from New Jersey to Kankakee (Illinois) to give back to her community. She has been named assistant coach for Kankakee High School. She now will be teaching other young ladies her knowledge of the game,…

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Baylor Recruit: Jailyah McCain

Baylor Youth Foundation is proud to announce through our recruiting service, we have placed Jailyah McCain, 5’9, 3/4 guard from Chicago, Illinois. Jailyah is an athletic guard who was under the radar of recruitment. But Super talented. She can play the 2-4. She can take you off the dribble and knock down the midrange. She…

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Baylor Recruit: Justin Boyd

Baylor Youth Foundation is proud to announce through our recruiting service, we have placed Justin Boyd, 6’3 guard transfer from Chicago, Illinois. Justin is a very talented player who we are looking to see big things from him in the future. Justin has been playing in our events since 8th grade. His last year he…

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Managing Sports, Academics and Social Justice

Myjae Armstrong is one of our 2019 alumni that has made a tremendous impact on social justice. She was one of the organizers and protestors for the march for the Black Lives Matter Movement in Northwest Indiana. Her group was featured on the local and national news media due to a gang of white people…

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BIG Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship

Congratulation to our Khadaizha Sanders on receiving the Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship. She also was awarded the three-time Academic All Big Ten selection. She finish at Rutgers University with 764 points and 421 assist. She will be finishing her masters in  Education.

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Nojel Eastern shaking up the Big Ten

We are so proud of Nojel Eastern who will be headed to the University of Michigan under Illinois’s own ex-NBA Legend Juwan Howard. Nojel will learn and grow under Coach Howard’s leadership. Nojel Eastern has always been a very talented young man. He was blessed with a gift at a very young age. He always…

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BYF’s Michal Miller Graduates from Wright State

Baylor Youth Foundation’s Michal Miller is a graduate baby! She joins the crew of the 2020 class with this blizzard year. She graduated from Wright State University with honors. She will be finishing her masters in the fall. Michal has been apart of our program since the 8th grade, she graduated from Michigan City High…

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Monica Barefield playing her 5th year at Sam Houston State University

Baylor Youth Foundation’s alumni player Monica Barefield has graduated from Iona College and now will be starting her Master at Sam Houston State University . Monica played for our program for two years and after graduating she attended Kansas Garden City Community College and then earned a scholarship to Iona College. She had two successful…