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Helping Youth In Africa Through Basketball

podcast December 16, 2021 4


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Ep. #53 – Yannick Formbor is the founder of Blossom Youth, an organization dedicated to promoting education for youth through sports/basketball in Africa. Yannick is from Douala, one of the biggest metropolitan areas in Cameroon (Central Africa).

He was discovered playing ball while in a basketball camp called Basketball Without Borders.  Soon after the camp he was offered an opportunity to pursue his education and basketball dream at St Patrick High School in Elizabeth NJ. He went on to play at Drexel U and the rest is history. Listen as he shares his journey from Cameroon to the United States on a basketball scholarship and how he’s helping other kids possibly do the same thing.

Blossom Youth – www.blossomyouth.org

Basketball Without Borders – https://www.fiba.basketball/bwb

HBCU Prep School – www.hbcuprepschool.com

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