News Archives - Jason Taylor Foundation

  bluapple Poetry Network Poet Collaborates with Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders for International Women’s Day   In recognition of International Women’s Day 2020, the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders partnered with Sophia Liautaud, a student from the Jason Taylor Foundation’s poetry programming, to release an inspirational video celebrating all women. Back in November of 2019, the Dolphins approached JTF […]

  Jason Taylor to Honor Alonzo Mourning, Allen Milam and Taylor Richardson at 2nd Annual Community Hall of Fame Dinner on September 12th to be Hosted by Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood   [thumbnail target=”_self” src=”×1200-1024×256.png”]   [thumbnail target=”_self” src=” read more

  BUILD YOUTH CONFIDENCE WITH THE GET UP [image src=”×284.png” shape=”img-rounded”] 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 [&helli... read more

  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 9th, 2024. 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 [thumbnail target=”_self” src=”×682.png”] • • • 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 ... read more

CONRAD EDOUARD OF FRANK C. MARTIN K-8 CENTER WINS THIRD ANNUAL “WRITE TRACK POETRY” COMPETITION [image src=”×571.png” shape=”img-rounded”] • • • MIAMI – This weekend, Homestead-Miami Speedway will be crowning champions in NASCAR’s three national series – Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. To... read more

JASON TAYLOR TO HOST JT’S PING-PONG SMASH 15 PRESENTED BY PUBLIX AT HARD ROCK EVENT CENTER ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5 [image src=”×600.png” shape=”img-rounded”] • • • 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 [&he... read more