National Alliance of African-American Athletes

Nakobe Dean

Premiere African-American Male Scholar-Athlete 2019


Nakobe Dean, Horn Lake High School, Horn Lake, Miss.,Member of the National Honor Society. Youth mentor in elementary schools. Volunteers for Toys for Tots, a homeless shelter, and Community Cleanup. Member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Participated in 4-H Consumer Judging. Selected the High School Butkus Award winner as the nation’s top linebacker. Named Mississippi Mr. Football and the Gatorade Mississippi Player of the Year. Also played baseball, basketball and track and field during his prep career. Has a 4.3 grade-point average. Enrolled early at the University of Georgia.