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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…

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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…