• The Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation The Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation


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Mission Statement

The foundation’s mission is simple; give children the tools and skills to succeed on the court and in the classroom. Through the AAU program, Team Nelson, the foundation is able develop complete basketball players. Through practices, skill development, and tournaments, we coach each athlete to maximize their potential on the court. Our primary objective is for each athlete, on our AAU teams, to be accepted to and graduate from college. Through the use of tutors, academic progress reports, and study sessions, the foundation gives each athlete the tools needed to succeed in school.


The Pete and Jameer Nelson Foundation is committed to the academics, athletics, and the social development of children by providing funding, resources, mentoring, occupational skills, life skills, employment, and coaching to the athletes of the Chester and Philadelphia areas. Our goal is to enrich the lives of children while providing them with opportunities that normally they would not have. Using NBA All Star Jameer Nelson’s name and stature, we are able connect and communicate with athlete of all ages. Through this program, we will empower and prepare the athletes of Chester and Philadelphia to face everyday academic challenges. Our main objective is to provide each student with one on one academic assessment, tools and preparation for reading comprehension and writing, and knowledge required to sustain a gainful education that will help students with their future endeavors.

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