Kelli Greer – Eastwick Regional Playground

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: DIFFERENT  Kelli Greer   @mrs.kgr Kelli Greer is from Southwest Philadelphia, and she was born into a basketball family. She is a business professional, wife, mother of two children, and member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. Her...

Rasheed Brokenborough – James L. Wright Recreation Center

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: GRITTY Rasheed Brokenborough   @rbrokenb Rasheed Brokenborough is a business professional and former world-class shooting guard. He grew up in West Philadelphia, and he attended University City High School. He was earned Parade...

Jason Lawson – Kemble Park

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: GRIMY Jason Lawson  @Law8708 Jason Lawson is an accomplished basketball player and coach. He established himself as one of the prominent athletes in the early 1990’s at Olney High School. Lawson was a highly touted recruit having earned...

Sonny Hill – Bright Hope Baptist Church

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: BEAUTIFUL William Randolph “Sonny” Hill William Randolph “Sonny” Hill has been an integral piece of the Philadelphia basketball community for over 50-years. He has dedicated his life to the game and the betterment of...

Jerome Allen – Happy Hollow Recreation Center

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: PRIDE Jerome “Pooh” Allen   @djpoohallen  @jeromeallen53 Jerome “Pooh” Allen is a family man of four, accomplished author, and assistant coach for the Detroit Pistons. He is also a graduate of the Wharton...

Anthony Gilbert – Tustin Playground

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: INSANE Anthony Gilbert   @axgilbert  @axgilbert Anthony Gilbert has helped shape the sports culture landscape over the years through his vast knowledge of basketball, baseball, American football, and sneakers. He earned a degree in sports...

Alvin Williams – Waterview Recreation Center

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: HOME Alvin Williams   @20_awill  @theacademyofhoops Alvin Williams is an NBA veteran, family man, and business owner. The Villanova graduate founded The Academy of Hoops to provide student-athletes with the tools to enhance their basketball...

Rahim Thompson – Cherashore Playground

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: FEARLESS Rahim Thompson   @ThompsonRahim  @choosewiselynomatternot  @thechosenleague Rahim Thompson is a family man of many accomplishments including: author, visionary, and Commissioner of the Chosen League. He has been at the...

Mike Morak – Rumph Mallery Recreation Center

PHILADELPHIA IN ONE WORD: HARDNOSED Mike Morak   @MorakM3  @morakm3   @rumphclassic Mike Morak is one of the minds behind the biggest basketball Pro Am in Philadelphia. He serves as the director of events for The Daniel E. Rumph II Foundation. The family man has...

Best of Both Worlds

Written by: Glynis Braun, PYB’s Community Mobilization Coordinator following PYB’s donation-based event with the Chestnut Hill Cycle Fitness. To learn more about CHCF, please visit http://chcyclefitness.com/. “I’m a Tar Heel born, I’m a Tar Heel bred.”...