News Archives - Jason Taylor Foundation

  BUILD YOUTH CONFIDENCE WITH THE GET UP I remember the first time I touched a Runway. I was a 14-year-old freshman with no Runway experience whatsoever. I wasn’t the most confident, especially since I just began high school. I took a marketing class called DECA as an elective that year. As they do every year, […]

  Mic Check: Where Poetry and Rap Meet Hand-In-Hand By Just John   Just like a lot of other poets, I started off writing love notes about my feelings because I was never good at expressing them in person. I would write to my significant other and give the note in an envelope or a […]

  TAYLOR GENSOLIN NAMED 2019 SOUTH FLORIDA YOUTH POET LAUREATE     • • FORT LAUDERDALE, FL – The Jason Taylor Foundation is pleased to announce that Taylor Gensolin has earned the honor of being named South Florida Youth Poet Laureate (SFYPL) for the 2019-20 school year. A current Cypress Bay High School senior, Taylor submitted a unique writing portfolio […]

On Friday, May 17, 2019, the inaugural Jason Taylor Community Hall of Fame Dinner presented by Z Wealth Solutions and Community Capital Management will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Hollywood. This year’s class of Community Hall of Fame inductees will include Dan Marino (Celebrity Honoree), Scott Scherr (Corporate Honoree) and Anthony Borges (Youth Honoree).

  SOUTH FLORIDA YOUTH POET LAUREATE   • • The Jason Taylor Foundation is in the final stretch of accepting talented poet submissions for its South Florida Youth Poet Laureate program through February 6th, 2019. Well known for its being one of the leading ways of identifying powerful youth poets, the competition, looks to give young […]

Louder Than a Bomb Florida Poetry Festival Registration To Close on February 1, 2019 • • • On-line registration for the Jason Taylor Foundation’s cutting-edge youth poetry competition, Louder Than a Bomb Florida presented by Nova Southeastern University and UPS, will close on Friday, February 1, 2019. Dubbed the “Super Bowl ofpoetry,” Louder Than a […]

JASON TAYLOR TO HOST JT’S PING-PONG SMASH 15 PRESENTED BY PUBLIX AT HARD ROCK EVENT CENTER ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 • • • HOLLYWOOD – On Monday, November 5, Jason Taylor, the Hall of Fame defensive end and Miami Dolphins legend, will host JT’s Ping-Pong Smash 15 – Presented by Publix. Proceeds from the event, which will […]

AUTOGRAPH POLICY FOR JT’S PING-PONG SMASH 15 JT’s Ping-Pong Smash presented by Publix is a fundraiser geared for guests of all ages. Autographs have always been an integral part of the event. However, in an effort to maintain an optimal experience for our donors and patrons, as well as our celebrity guests, our long-standing policy […]

• • • Jason Taylor Foundation to Host Fourth Annual Louder Than A Bomb Florida Poetry Festival from March 26 – April 21, 2018 • • • • • • For the fourth consecutive year, the Jason Taylor Foundation is giving the South Florida community the chance to witness the top youth poets in the […]