NJTL Annual Essay Contest
NJTL youth put pen to paper and participate in the NJTL Essay contest formerly known as the Arthur Ashe Essay Contest.
•1,000 of entries are submitted annually.
•Section winners are selected to represent the Section in a chance at being a national winner.
•NJTL Essay Contest winners are recognized at the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day in New York during the US Open Tennis Tournament.
Mukasa Ricketts, Dallas NJTL participant and 2016 National Essay Winner:
“Now, I understand how tennis changed me. I realize now that what you see depends almost entirely on what you look for. I used to only see the things that I wasn’t, but now I see the things that I can be, and I am willing to work for it.”