Jasem Phillip is a 14-year-old budding athlete who has the potential to become a top professional. He has numerous medals and trophies in both athletics (track and field) & football and hopes to one day compete at the highest levels on the international stage.
Living in West Palm Beach, Florida, Jasem currently runs for the Running Fire Track Team and plays football as a wide receiver with the 2019 Western Communities Football League (WCFL) Champions.
In order for him to secure a spot at the upcoming 2019 Junior Olympics in North Carolina, he has to qualify through several meets. He most recently completed a meet in Orlando where he won 1 gold in the 3000 run/walk and 3 silver medals in the 1500m, 800m and the 3000m run.
Jasem needs to raise US $4,000 for transportation, accommodation and meals for his 3 trips: Orlando, Tallahassee and North Carolina. We hope that you can contribute as he urgently needs to raise these funds.
About the AAU Junior Olympic Games
The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) Junior Olympic Games are the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States. This year it is a 10-day festival that features 20 sports for boys and girls ages 4 to 19. The highlight of the event is the national track and field championships which attract more than 10,000 athletes. The Games represent all 50 states and is a major opportunity for budding athletes to be prepared for international meets.
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