Rock Chalk Zuni Youth

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Rock Chalk Zuni Youth

A fellow Jayhawk needs our help!

Joe Claunch graduated from KU in May 2016 with a PhD in Sport & Exercise Psychology. He now serves as the Director of the Zuni Youth Enrichment Program, heading up a positive youth development program on the Zuni Pueblo Reservation in New Mexico. The children he works with have limited opportunities and resources. The Zuni Youth Enrichment Program provides opportunities for children to participate in a quality youth sport program that incorporates positive life skills.

The program has much potential, but Joe is challenged by limited resources. He has invited a group of Jayhawks from the KU Sport & Exercise Psychology Lab to travel to Zuni to educate and train the volunteer coaches who help him run the three sport program. The travel team would also assist Joe in developing a strong assessment plan to gauge the impact of the program on the children. The assessment information would help Joe apply for more grant funding.

Please consider making a gift today to help cover the cost of travel expenses for the KU team to visit Zuni, as well as materials and equipment needed to train the coaches. Choose a giving level associated with one of our Native KU game changers or make a gift of any size that’s meaningful to you.

Click here to read more about Joe’s story.

Visit the Zuni Youth Enrichment Program website at www.zyep.org.

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Jeremy Case

Jeremy Case (Oklahoma Choctaw) is a two time Academic All-Big 12 First Team honoree and was on the 2008 NCAA National Championship men’s basketball team. Case returned to KU in 2016 as a member of the KU men’s basketball staff.

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Tiana Dockery

Tiana Dockery (Navajo) is the only Jayhawk to play in four consecutive national volleyball tournaments. Dockery’s accomplishments include Big-12 All-Freshmen honors (2011), two-time Big-12 Offensive Player of the Week, and All Big-12 Honorable Mention (2014). Dockery currently plays professional volleyball in Puerto Rico.

$100

Angela Goodrich

Angela Goodrich (Cherokee) is KU women’s basketball all-time assist leader. Goodrich was first team All-Big-12 honoree (2013) and was selected in the third round of the WNBA draft by the Tulsa Shock in 2013.

$250

Billy Mills

Billy Mills (Oglala Sioux) helped KU win a National Championship in cross country in 1958 and is the only American to win a gold medal in the 10,000 meter in the Olympics (1964).

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