National Alliance of African-American Athletes


Gerald McCoy,

Guest Speaker at this years Watkins Awards Event

One of the Most Outstanding Talents Today in Professional Football. Six time Pro Bowl, Three time first team.

2006 Franklin D Watkins 

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.


Purchase your room under NAAAA guests.

 Book online using the Reservation Link    

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 Call Marriott Central Reservation at 1-800-228-9290

 and give the agent the following information:
1. City/State: Arlington, VA
 2. Hotel: Crystal Gateway Marriott

 3. Group/Event: NAAAA 2020 Watkins Awards
Please Note: The last day to book rooms under NAAAA is 02/21/2020.