Help build champions in tennis and life

We rely on financial support from individuals like you and institutions to provide equal access to the sport of tennis and HJTEP's proven educational and wellness programs to neighborhood youth.Your donation will make a difference in the lives of youth, primarily from Central Harlem. Please consider supporting our work with a donation today.

Donate By Mail

If you would like to make your donation by mail, please send checks to:

Harlem Jr. Tennis and Education Program
c/o Harlem Armory Center
40 W. 143rd Street
New York, NY 10037

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Our Impact

HJTEP is so much more than a tennis program, we are a connected community and service organization. And now more than ever before, we feel the weight of our responsibility to our young people, their families, and our larger community. Together, we will meet the difficult challenges of our time with excellence and strength.

For more than 50 years, HJTEP has worked to meet the educational needs of youth from high risk, low income, inner city neighborhoods in New York City. A blended sports, education and wellness program have helped us to teach, mentor and shape our program participants into leaders ready for the next steps on their journeys.

  • Serve approximately 1000 +/- students annually

  • 95% of our participants graduate from high school

  • 80% are admitted to leading private and public universities

  • On average, HJTEP students maintain a 3.1GPA

"Not only does HJTEP offer an amazing tennis program, but they stress the importance of education which is a parent's dream! They talk about it to the kids and they talk about it to the parents, offering several tutoring and enrichment programs to help kids succeed at school. I think that speaks volumes about a sports program!"

— Judith Rotardier-Vasquez, Parent