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Freshman Jaida McCloud starting and getting buckets!

Freshman Jaida is not only in the starting 5. She is ! Congrats to our Jaida McCloud! Starting as a freshman and scoring 19and scoring 19 pts, 7 rebounds & played 38 mins! Play Where the Elite Play! Jonelle Polk McCloud-BaylorBasketball Where Champions Are Made!

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Saving our Children

Kenny Doss was named the new Manchester Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator. He know will be serving the students on campus. Kenny Doss is the owner of a non profit organization called Bridging the Gap Globally based in the Chicago Englewood community which promotes non-violence was recognized through basketball tournaments, rallies and sadly funerals. Kenny did…

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Diamond is headed to Tennessee

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Diamond has signed and will be taking her talent to Lemoyne-Owens College in Tennessee. We are so proud of her! She has been with us since the 8th grade. Diamond attended Portage High School in Indiana. She has always been an athletic guard who has a tremendous…

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Lyndsey on the road to recovery

Lyndsey Hodges joined BYF in February 2020. We were looking forward to her dominated on the floor this season and it all came down to an halted after the Covid and a knee injury that would take over 6 months to recover. Lyndsey is was injured in practice. She did not get a chance to…

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Nakiyah is headed to Texas

It is not how you start the race. It is how you finish it. Nakiyah Callon has been apart Baylor Youth Foundation since the 8th grade. We often made jokes on how she was so tough and fearless as young lady. Nakiyah had some life changing obstacles and lost her grandmother that really took a…

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Following Your Dreams

BYF has placed over 5K student athletes into college since 2001. The pandemic has alter the way we have traditionally dealt with recruitment. It has brought on uncertain and stressful time for many student athletes and their parents. We are still assisting student athletes from 2020 prep and transfers. The high school boys 2021 classes…

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Sign, Seal and Delivered

The Morrow sisters will continue their basketball careers together. We are proud to announce that they have made a family decision and will be attending DePaul University. Nazlah Morrow joined BYF her junior year where we placed her at junior college where she proved and continue to sharpen her skills. In addition to earning NJCAA…

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Once the Ball Stops Bouncing

Often times, many athletes dream of playing professional basketball after they graduate from college. We celebrate those athletes that make it overseas, NBA and the WNBA. But, in reality majority of student athletes move onto a professional career/workforce after the ball stop bouncing. Baylor Youth Foundation has hundreds of alumni that have taken that approach.…

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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…