Memphis Youth Academy in August 2020

By |2020-10-02T07:28:45-06:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Memphis Youth Academy|

We kicked off Free to Be Me with a celebratory lunch! The lunch included hamburgers, hot dogs, smoked sausages, spaghetti, baked beans, a variety of hot wings, watermelon and sodas. After lunch the young men watched movies and engaged in an NBA2K Tournament. Due to COVID-19, the young men were not able to have their annual [...]

Memphis Youth Academy in July 2020

By |2020-10-02T08:17:21-06:00July 16th, 2020|Categories: Memphis Youth Academy|

The Memphis Youth Academy residents celebrated individuals with disabilities. The residents learned that many people with disabilities are successful people. A great example of this is Nick Vujicic, who was born with no arms or legs, but he encourages people to not give up! Also, the residents and staff had an amazing time celebrating Juneteenth! The [...]

Memphis Youth Academy in May 2020

By |2020-10-02T09:30:34-06:00May 16th, 2020|Categories: Memphis Youth Academy|

Everyone was excited for the anticipated Basketball Tournament; staff vs. youth. The youth were ready to compete! To add to the excitement, we were surprised with a visit from none other than “J-Man” Palmer from the semi-pro league, The Tropics. Although it has been a long time since he graced the courts, he did make a [...]

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