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Deylon Jefferies Program Coordinator, HoopsHIGH

Deylon Jefferies, Program Coordinator, HoopsHIGH

Born and raised on Chicago's West Side, Deylon Jefferies grew up a two sport athlete and a die hard sports fan. He joined Free Spirit Media as the HoopsHIGH Program Coordinator, where Deylon works to provide valuable instruction to the HoopsHIGH students, which is reinforced through meaningful and enjoyable programming that allows the students to gain hands-on experience in broadcasting. He is excited to work with students and learn their interests so that more high profiled games/events may be incorporated into the program.

Deylon received his B.A in Communications from Valparaiso University and later a certificate in TV & Radio from the Illinois Media School. He is no stranger to the education or non-profit fields, having held various mentoring and tutoring positions and having volunteered with a number of non-profits throughout the Midwest. Deylon is extremely passionate about youth development and helping youth gain the necessary social and professional skills needed to be successful.