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The Watkins Award

The Watkins Award has established itself as the nation’s premier award for African American male high school seniors who represent the highest achievement in academics and athletics. The Award is emblematic of an extraordinary athlete, a bonafide scholar, and a person who has been recognized by prominent people in his community as a leader, volunteer, and community advocate.

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Guest, Drew Davis

Guest Name
Drew Davis
Guest Occupation
Retired NFL Director of Player Development UCLA
Guest Biography

Drew Davis is a 2007 Watkins Award Recipient.  He was the nation's top receiver from Montbello High School in Denver, Colorado.  Drew chose the Oregon Ducks over a lot of schools to get his education and play football.  His final season ended with an opportunity to play for the Atlanta Falcons.  Drew's determination eventually got him a job in the NFL.  He played a few good years and an injury made Drew decide his passion for football would be pursued by helping others to make the successful transition from high school to college to the real world.  Drew is currently the Director of Player Development for UCLA.