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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…

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Asia Strong is headed to Wichita State University

Baylor Youth Foundation Alumni Asia Strong is headed to Wichita State University.  Asia played for our program for only one year and was able to obtain a scholarship at Bradley University. She was a 2019 high school graduate  from Riley High School in Southbend, Indiana. She realized that in order to see the floor that…

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Radio Interview of Toi Baylor – March 29th

A Special “Coach’s Chatter” Edition Of The High School Holla Sports Show We Talk With Toi Baylor One Of The Only African-American Women Involved In The Grassroots Efforts Of AAU Basketball, Who Has Placed Thousands Of Young Athletes In College Through Her Non-Profit Baylor Youth Basketball Foundation It’s A Wealth Of Information And Advice On…

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2020 Jaida McCloud commits UIC

Baylor Youth Foundation Announcement: Jaida McCloud, a dynamic, 6’2, G/F is headed to University of Illinois Chicago (UIC).  Jaida will be a program changer . Jaida is a very unique player with her height is unstoppable, and also can play the 2-5 position. Jaida averaged a double double during our summer season.  She played two…

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2020 Diamond Stokes is off to Wright State University

Baylor Youth Foundation is extremely proud of Diamond Stokes, a strong, 6’3, F/C  who is headed to Wright State University. Diamond has a collegiate frame and strong post moves. She is an aggressive rebounder and shot blocker. Diamond only played one season with us and was able to obtain 7 Division 1 offers. She decided…

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It’s Miami baby! 2020 Jada Duckett is moving to the MAC Conference

Baylor Youth Foundation is ecstatic for their very own, Jada Duckett, a strong, 6’3,  Center  who will be attending Miami University. Jada  dominated the paint this spring and summer especially at the TOC and the National Exposure Events. She is a great shot blocker and rebounder. Jada only played one season with us and was…

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2020 Cashay Dixon is headed to Howard University

Baylor Youth Foundation’s Cashay Dixon has join the prestige group of young ladies that will attend Howard University. She will now be coached by  Tye Grace, who is going into her  third season at Howard University.  Under Grace’s direction, Howard earned the No. 2 seed in the 2017 MEAC Tournament, the highest during her tenure. …

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2020 Nia Williams is headed to Texas!

Baylor Youth Foundation is proud to announce that Nia William will be entering a powerhouse junior college where she will surely be an eye opener prospect.  Nia also played with our organization for two season. She had an awesome summer and continue throughout her high school season at Richards High School in Peoria. She had…