Washington, DC – March 11, 2017 – JMA Solutions proudly sponsored and attended the 26th Annual National Alliance of African American Athletes (NAAAA) Franklin D. Watkins Awards Ceremony at the Renaissance Hotel in Washington, DC. The NAAAA presents the “Watkins” Award annually to exceptionally talented African-American male athletes who are committed to giving back to the community and who promote high academic excellence. This year’s award, was presented to Alabama native, RaKavius Chambers, who will be attending Duke University in the fall.
About The Franklin D. Watkins Memorial Trophy Award
The Watkins Trophy Award is a means for recognizing exceptionally talented African-American male athletes who, by their example, help promote high academic standards and a commitment to community service. Read more about the Watkins Award here.
About JMA Solutions
JMA Solutions is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and ISO 9001:2008 Certified Business that provides unparalleled engineering and management consulting services to the Federal government. JMA was founded with a vision to serve the community as well as the customer. Each year, JMA Solutions contributes five to seven percent of its net profit to sponsor numerous charities, especially those with education-related programs. In 2016, JMA donated funds for uniforms, school supplies, and sponsored a teacher appreciation breakfast. In 2015, JMA donated over $200,000 to 20+ charities, adopted two families for the holidays and became a DCPS Adopt-A-School Partner for two local southwest schools. JMA also partnered with the non-profit organization Develop Africa, which provided scholarships and training in job skills, small business development and computer skills. Some other charities that JMA supports include the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), American Heart Association, Toys for Tots, The Salvation Army Central OKC and the Franciscan Volunteer Ministry. Read more about JMA Solutions here.