Champions in tennis and in life
HJTEP offers participants opportunities and support to help them reach their highest potential through tennis, character building and education. We build champions in tennis and in life.
Champions in tennis and in life
HJTEP offers participants opportunities and support to help them reach their highest potential through tennis, character building and education. We build champions in tennis and in life.

Our Programs

Offer urban youngsters the chance to learn an unfamiliar sport and sharpen their skills on and off the courts.

Youth Tennis

HJTEP groups are based on age and ability.

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Education

Our players are hitting the books as well as the courts.

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Wellness

Four keystones - Fitness, Nutrition, Discipline and Fun.

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“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.

Graduates have attended top universities across the country including: Columbia, Dartmouth, Hampton, Harvard, Howard, Morehouse, New York University, Rutgers University, Syracuse University, Temple University and Tulane University.

What's Happening

HJTEP hosts an adaptive tennis clinic in conjunction with Adapt Community Network

Last month, ADAPT Community Network’s 154th Street Day Program hosted the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program, led by Coach Simone and Esu Ma’at, Tennis Service Representatives from the United States Tennis Association.

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