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Passion 4 Youth, Inc. (P4Y) is a non-profit organization based in NJ.

INSPIRE. BELIEVE. LEAD.PASSION 4 YOUTH

Passion 4 Youth provides affordable sports & educational programs to inspire youth to explore the possibilities.
WHO IS PASSION 4 YOUTH?

Passion 4 Youth, Inc. is a non-profit organization located in central NJ. Our team is made up of well educated leaders, experienced coaches and mentors whom believe that the youth need our attention and guidance.

Our Mission

Our mission is to inspire, educate, and empower the youth of today to become the leaders, innovators, and change-makers of tomorrow. We aim to provide them with the tools, resources, and opportunities they need to discover their passions, develop their skills, and pursue their dreams.

What We Do

  1. Passion Discovery: We believe that passion is the key to motivation and success. We help young people explore their interests and discover their passions through workshops, mentorship, and interactive programs.
  2. Skill Development: We provide access to a wide range of basketball skill development programs, from skills & drills to elite HS training with film study, to equip players with the skills & understanding they need to thrive in basketball.
  3. Mentorship: We connect young individuals with experienced mentors who can provide guidance, support, and valuable insights as they navigate the challenges of adolescence and young adulthood.
  4. Community Building: We foster a sense of belonging and community among our members, encouraging collaboration and networking among young people from diverse backgrounds.
  5. Advocacy: We advocate for the rights and well-being of youth on both local and global levels, working to create a more inclusive and supportive environment for young individuals.

Our Values

  1. Empowerment: We believe in the power of self-discovery and self-expression. We empower young people to take charge of their lives and futures.
  2. Inclusivity: We are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse community where all youth feel welcome and valued, regardless of their background, gender, or abilities.
  3. Innovation: We encourage creativity and innovation as driving forces for positive change in the world.
  4. Resilience: We support young people in developing resilience and adaptability, enabling them to overcome challenges and setbacks.
  5. Collaboration: We recognize the importance of collaboration and cooperation in achieving our mission, both within our organization and in partnerships with others who share our vision.

Get Involved

Join us on our journey to empower youth and make a lasting impact on their lives and the world. Whether you’re a young person seeking guidance, a mentor looking to share your wisdom, or a supporter who believes in our mission, there’s a place for you at Passion 4 Youth.

Together, we can light the path to a brighter, more passionate future for our youth.

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Our FounderAUDREY TAYLOR

Coach Taylor is a name synonymous with passion, dedication, and the transformative power of basketball. She has devoted her life to coaching and mentoring young athletes, igniting their love for the game and guiding them on their journey towards excellence.

She believes in molding not just athletes but well-rounded individuals. Coach Taylor instills in her players the values of perseverance, leadership, and sportsmanship. Her teams are known not just for their skill but also for their unwavering teamwork and respect for the game.

Her coaching philosophy centers on nurturing character, resilience, and discipline in her players. She believes that the lessons learned on the court translate into valuable life skills.
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Girls In Sports Project

The #GirlsInSportsProject provides funds for girls youth programs, youth teams & youth organizations focused on developing young ladies through sports play, as well as provide experience that teach key characteristics, build confidence and socialization(community).

Join us in the journey to support & uplift aspiring young ladies in pursuing their goals!

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OUR DIRECTORS

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DIRECTOR & COACHAUDREY TAYLOR

Passionate & dedicated coach who takes pride in mentoring her kids in life & basketball! Over 15 yrs coaching experience (College, High School & AAU). In her 10 yrs at Franklin HS, Coach Taylor was named USA Today 2019 National Coach of the Year (USA) and led her team to national ranking. Also, won  2 Tournament of Champion Titles, 4 State Championships & 5 Sectional Championships.

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DIRECTOR & SENIOR TRAINERCOACH Q JAMES

Hi, I’m Coach Q James. I train players from age 7 to the Pros. I’ve been training for over 15 years and I’ve coached AAU, High School and College. I started training when I saw the need for players to develop their individual impact on teams. I have a passion for basketball & learning  and a desperate desire to be effective. My mission is to help my players understand the game, become better impact players and create amazing experiences.

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ADVOCACY & DEVELOPMENT DIRECTORKIM BANKS

Hi! My name is Kim Banks and I’m passionate about empowering the youth! After losing one of my sons, Samaad Frazier, to gun violence I have dedicated my life to be an advocate for life skills, leadership development and empowerment programs. My goal is to reach as many youth as possible through mentorship and sports programs.

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HEALTH & WELLNESS DIRECTORMS CROSSFIT

Certified Athletic Trainer, MS Crossfit was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis(MS) 14 years ago and has since dedicated her life to health and wellness. She is a former collegiate athlete, she understands what is needed to reach maximum potential

Thank You for Your Support!

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Inspiring Youth to Explore the Possibilities.

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