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JJWC and USTA Partnership (Arthur Ashe Kids Day 2022)

Aug 27, 2022

The USTA Diversity and Inclusion Department were thrilled to invite local Jack & Jill youth players from the Eastern Section Jack and Jill Chapters including Bergen-Passaic, Nassau County, North Jersey and our very own warm and wonderful Westchester County Chapter to attend Arthur Ashe Kids Day during US Open Fan Week on Saturday, August 27. Where are children were able to play an experience all that the US Open had to offer.

Check out some highlights from the day! Click Here - Featuring our very own Jack and Jills

Giving a warm shout out to our Westchester Chapter Jack Essien Kankam, Group 3, and Jills Milan Smith, Group 4, and Skylar Derrick, Group 2 for their awesome participation and Jack and Jill of America, Inc. representation at the US Open - Arthur Ashe Kids Day.

  • Jill Milan Smith was picked to be a KidKaster where she had the opportunity to interview with the incredible tennis pro Coco Gauff.

  • Jill Skylar Derrick received a special comment on her Instagram page from the phenomenal Venus Williams!!

  • Jack Essien Kankam made it to Round 2 against YouTube stars Dude Perfect to a standing ovation. We love black girl magic and black boy joy!!

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