Billie Jean King honored at HJTEP Annual Gala

Picture Gordon Uehling, HJTEP Executive Director and USTA President Katrina Adams and Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe, © Ed Goldman

 This past Monday, the Harlem Junior Tennis and Education Program (HJTEP) held its annual Spring Gala in New York. Dedicated to combining education and tennis in an effort to promote character building and discipline in the youth of Harlem for the past forty-three years, HJTEP offers a variety of tennis clinics, educational programs and other programs to foster community and youth empowerment in an urban environment. The AALC is a collaborator and supporter of the HJTEP.

AALC Founder Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe attended the gala, presenting the Shining Star award to Billie Jean King, who was honored along with Benjamin Doller, Philip Lajaunie and Stanley Vickers.

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