The Watkins Award, May 10, 2021
The Watkins Award with Tyrone Tate and J Everette Pearsall
Guests, David Famiyekyi Yankey is an American football offensive guard who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Stanford, where he was a two-time consensus All-American. He was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings in the fifth round, 145th overall of the 2014 NFL Draft.
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.