Brandon Parker

Junios Smith | April 26th, 2018
Brandon  Parker

It may be hard to believe that a vital member of North Carolina A&T’s offensive line had to fight for minutes while playing football at A.L. Brown High School, a perennial powerhouse in western North Carolina. During Brandon Parkers’ four years there, the Wonders went a combined 45-11 and made it to the third round […]

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Dale Townsend

Dale Townsend | April 26th, 2018
Dale Townsend

“Health is a state of complete harmony of the body, mind and spirit. When one is free from physical disabilities and mental distractions, the gates of the soul open.” ~B.K.S. Iyengar Yoga guru B.K. S. Iyengar’s says it best. The gates of the soul are open when you’re healthy. I ascribe to the same ideals […]

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Don Basketball League (DBL)

by Terry Watson | April 26th, 2018
Don  Basketball  League  (DBL)

Campaign 4 Change is a nonprofit organization committed to enhancing the quality of life for all citizens and improving the image of our communities through extensive community service efforts to educate, empower, and change the negative mindset of today’s youth. We focus on reviving morals, goals, and dreams to help restore hope back into the […]

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Jeremy Taylor

Junios Smith | April 26th, 2018
Jeremy Taylor

A cornerstone of the North Carolina A&T defense for the past two seasons wasn’t even a scholarship player starting out. Jeremy Taylor didn’t sulk about not having the chance to prove himself early, although he had a decorated high school career. At Kinston High School, Taylor was a stalwart defensive back, helping the Vikings reach […]

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Jermaine Mith

Cynthia Smith | April 26th, 2018
Jermaine Mith

Jermaine Smith has a wealth of experience working with youth and athletics throughout the State of North Carolina. He is the Founder/CEO of TAPS Inc., a non-profit organization in Charlotte, North Carolina that has provided After School enrichment, cultural arts, summer camps and sports to over 800 at-risk youth. Jermaine has been the Regional Director […]

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Jordan Twyman

Dawn Cauthen-Thornton | April 26th, 2018
Jordan Twyman

Jordan Twyman didn’t originally play basketball. At his size, his father felt he was best suited to carry a pigskin, so he started out on the football field. But as a preteen, Jordan’s interests began to change he convinced his dad, the court is where he wanted to be. “I started playing AAU when I […]

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Kayla McKoy

Junios Smith | April 26th, 2018
Kayla  McKoy

It took some time and dedication, but Kayla McKoy is on track. McKoy has been working on a weight loss journey since November 2017 and is on track to reach a goal on April 29, dropping 45 pounds in the timeframe. McKoy, a former basketball player and cheerleader at East Bladen High School and a […]

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Coach Wayne Mckoy

by Terry Watson | February 20th, 2018
Coach Wayne Mckoy

TRM, or The Real Mckoy, is a personal training and sports performance company. Its mission is to provide affordable options for their clients that will help in taking back their health through physical fitness and innovative avenues, all while providing a different take on working out. Their products and services include personal training with individually […]

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Expressions In Rhythm Studio

by Terry Watson | February 20th, 2018
Expressions In Rhythm Studio

Expressions in Rhythm Studio (EIRS) is a technique driven performing arts studio in the heart of Raleigh, NC. They provide a positive atmosphere with instructors that encourage students (affectionately known as “Expressers”) to maximize their talents and have fun with optimism, to celebrate their achievements, and by rewarding efforts, rather than success. Their focus is […]

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Jealin Williamson

by Terry Watson | February 20th, 2018
Jealin Williamson

Jaelin Williamson is a senior at Walter Hines Page High School in Greensboro, N.C. When she is not making academic noise in the classroom, she is tearing thing up while cheering. At school, she is a member of the student council, National Honor Society, National Math Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society, and a […]

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