The Jayson Tatum Foundation (the “Foundation”) was created in 2017 by Jayson before he even stepped onto any NBA court.  Positively impacting families and inspiring our next generation to achieve their personal goals for the benefit of their families, peers, communities, and generation are goals of the Foundation, which the Foundation has been leading efforts to achieve since its inception.  The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.  

July 2019 – “Meet & Greet” Fundraiser
November 2020

The Foundation was thrilled to host its first annual fundraiser in July 2019 at Chaminade College Preparatory School.  The “Meet & Greet with Jayson Tatum” gave many the opportunity to hear from Jayson regarding his love for his hometown and his desire to positively impact the lives of children, youth and families through various programs […]

June/July – 2019 New Backpack and New School Supply Drive
November 2020

Through the Foundation’s annual “New Backpack and New School Supplies Collection”, in July 2019, we were able to provide over 120 new backpacks filled with new school supplies to the children and youth who attended the summer camps run by the Wohl Recreation Center.  Jordan Brand donated backpacks, volunteers collected and assembled the backpacks and […]

June 2019 – Refurbishment of the Basketball Court at the Wohl Recreation Center
November 2020

“Making a difference on the court that made a difference in me!”  Jayson, throughhis Foundation, with the help of the National Basketball Players Association Foundation, refurbished the basketball court at the Wohl Recreation Center in the City of St. Louis in June 2019.  Jayson grew up playing basketball at the Wohl Recreation Center, one of […]