Dennis S. Jackson Believes in Kids, Basketball and Business. As the Founder, executive Director and president of P.L.A.Y., MR. Jackson Has used his Triple Expertise to create a Unique innovative Program.
His fundraising skills were formulated while receiving a B.A. in Business Administration from Florida A&M University. The acquiring of a M.S degree in Counseling and Student Personnel Services from New York State University at Albany has enhanced his knowledge and understanding of young people. His passion for hoops has continued to make him a success as a basketball program coordinator and coach. While, an assistant coach at the University of Pennsylvania his team captured three Ivy League titles, two Big Five titles, and appeared in the NCAA's 1979 Final Four. In addition he has shared his multiple talents with Central Connecticut University, Monmouth College, University of Massachusetts, The Hampshire Regional/YMCA Youth Basketball Program Coordinator, and he was inducted in the Five-Star Basketball Camp Hall of Fame in 2000.
Mr. Jackson's active membership in the National Association
of Basketball Coaches (NABC) and National Association of Academic Advisors
for Athletes (N4A) is a reflection of his dedication to enhancing the quality
of life for America's Youth.