Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2015
WHO: Kailand Obasi Morris, Youth Ambassador for All it Takes, along with his parents Stevland Morris (Stevie Wonder) and Kai Milla and All it Takes will be hosting the 3rd Annual Kailand Obasi Hoop-Life Youth Basketball Tournament and FriendRaiser.
Four teams of 13-15 year old players will make up this tournament, with one team being Kailand and his selected teammates. The other three teams invited will be from community-based organizations, like the Frogg All-Stars. Professional athletes, coaches, and celebrities will coach the four teams, and there will be a halftime performance. DJ Prophet is confirmed to perform throughout the event.
All it Takes was co-founded in 2010 by Lori Woodley and her daughter, acclaimed actress, Shailene Woodley as a conduit to create powerful, measurable, and meaningful change for youth in the L.A. area and beyond. Please visit http://www.allittakes.org/-!hoop-life/c78r
Confirmed guests include: ESPN analyst Tony Gonzalez, Shan Foster of the Dallas Mavericks, R&B Hearthrob Anthony Lewis, Cedric Ceballos of the LA Lakers, Grammy award-winner Blac Elvis, Dale Godboldo of the Clinton Initiative, WNBA Chantelle Anderson, ESPN host Lindsay McCormick, NFL Network’s Erin Coscarelli and Iris and Michael Smith.
Invited guests include: Samuel L. Jackson, Cee Lo, Don King, Daphne Wayans, Theo Ratcliff, Devon George, JB Smoove and Shahidah Omar, Nick Jonas, Zendaya, Mike Epps, L.A. Laker’s Head Coach Byron Scott, L.A. Clippers Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan, and ESPN Commentator Mark Jackson.
WHAT: The 3rd Annual Hoop-Life Youth Basketball Tournament and FriendRaiser will benefit All it Takes, allittakes.org. This unique charity basketball tournament brings together some of LA’s most earnest and talented young athletes ages 13-15 and will consist of a four-team basketball tournament, with a playoff game to determine the champion.
Hoop-Life will host a half time performance, celebrity guests, autographs, prize giveaways, live music by DJ Prophet, and Rock Chef Roll gourmet food.
WHEN: Sunday, August 30, 2015 from 2PM to 6PM
WHERE: University of Southern California (USC) Galen Center
Sponsors: Kai Milla and Stevland Morris, Morgan Stanley, Iris and Michael Smith, National College Planning Solutions, Torches Design Studio, WG&S Business Management, Boardwalk Capital, Zumer Sport and Lycos.Life.com.
Talent RSVP with Stacey Humphrey at (818) 262-6123 or stacey(at)allittakes(dot)org