The Watkins Award, January 31, 2022
The Watkins Award with Tyrone Tate and J Everette Pearsall
Guest, Watkins Award Honoree Savon Huggins. He was a 5 Star running back in high school who went on to be honored and graduate as a scholar-athlete at Rutgers University. Savon also played for the University of Northern Iowa and received a Master’s Degree. He is now Coach Huggins at Boston University.
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.