Franklin D. Watkins Award Class of 2018

​​​​​​​​Watkin's  Justin Reed Drafted by Houston Texan

​​​​​​Watkin's  Holton Hill

Signed Free Agent Contract with Minnesota Vikings

Nicholas Andre Petit-Frere

Get ready Columbus, Ohio, as yet another Watkins Scholar/Athlete is on his way to traverse the field at the famed Horseshoe Stadium. Nicholas Andre Petit-Frere, a “Fantastic Four” member, is now the sixth Watkins Man that has decided The Ohio State University was the place to uplift his scholarship and athletic gifts.​ Click this link to continue reading

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National Alliance of African-American Athletes 


Established in 1989, the vision of The Alliance is to be the preeminent organization helping youth achieve academic excellence and reach their highest potential.

The mission of The Alliance is to uplift and mentor youth, focusing on African American males, through programs that prepare students for college; leveraging athletes as catalysts to inspire leadership, while recognizing and rewarding academic, athletic, and community excellence.

Quincy Patterson II

Virginia Tech University bound

 Eric Solorio Academy

Chicago, IL will represent the    2018 Franklin D. Watkins Class.

Quincy at 6'4", 236 pounds has a 4.7 GPA

National Alliance of African-American Athletes

​​Thank You

To all the Families, Friends, Alumni and Sponsors for this years

2018 Franklin D.Watkins Award 

A Special Thanks

to Under Amour, Walmart, Jostens, Duke and JMA Solutions.

National Alliance of African American Athletes Executive Board