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Franklin D. Watkins Alumni James Vaughters ( class of 2011) of Chicago Bears and Bobby Okereke (class of 2014) of Indianapolis Colts meet at Soldier Field on  October 4th 2020, with the Colts pulling out a close game 19-11 over the Bears.

​James and Bobby are encouraging everyone of get out and vote!

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 Franklin D. Watkins Award Standard Bearer 2020

Up Close, with Mark Gray and Kourt Williams

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Josh Dobbs meets Jameis Winton

Watkins Radio Podcast

Catch Tyrone Tate and  J Everette Pearsall

Each Monday at 6:00 pm eastern



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.

Kourt Williams

Will represent the 2020

 Franklin D. Watkins Class.

​Enrolled early at The Ohio State University

Kourt has a 3.8 GPA

​         Showdown in Chicago! ​

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National Alliance of African-American Athletes