Offer urban youngsters the chance to learn an unfamiliar sport and sharpen their skills on and off the courts.
“Our son Donald (DJ) joined HTJEP 5 years ago as a Munchkin. Here he learned tennis fundamentals and the game of life. Through its educational offerings, HJTEP is also giving DJ the values to succeed as a student-athlete.”
— Alex and Don Smith
Impact at HJTEP
Over 10,000 students reached.
60% of program graduates have attended college.
Over 40 years of service.
90% graduation rate for high school level participants.
"Positively Black" | NBC Segment with Harlem Junior Tennis & Education Program
Tracie Strahan speaks with two players and a coach from the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program about how they started playing the sport. (published on Sunday, September 8, 2019)Read Full Story