THE STAFF BEHIND TEAM FIRST NY


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Team First President and Cofounder, Ty Grant and Team First Executive Director, Dr. Yvette Morgan

KEY STAFF

Led by former professional and college basketball players, Team First is a Brooklyn based non-profit 501(c) (3) organization that offers a creative strategy of, educational advancement through athletics, athletic advancement through education. Our strategy is to attract youth through sports/athletics into our educational and mentor programs in order to close the inner city academic achievement gap.

TY GRANT, founder

A product of the Brooklyn school system, Tyrone was a first team All-City High School player and Captain of the St. John’s University Men’s Basketball Team that made it to the Elite Eight. He played for the Charlotte Hornets and enjoyed a successful professional career playing for top teams in Italy, Spain and Greece. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from St. John’s University in Business Management and Hospitality Management.


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