National Alliance of African-American Athletes

 Franklin D. Watkins Award Class of 2018

​​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 


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