McLendon Minority
Leadership Initiative
A scholarship foundation for minority students who intend on pursuing an advanced degree in the field of athletics administration and home of the McLendon Minority Leadership Initiative, a new coach-driven program to create access to and opportunity for meaningful employment experience for minority candidates known as Future Leaders.
John McLendon, Jr. Biography

John McLendon, Jr. Biography

John McLendon was a pioneer in the field of athletics, the game of basketball, and the civil rights arena. The John McLendon Foundation honors his legacy with postgraduate scholarships for minority students. Learn more about McLendon’s inspiring life.

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Foundation History

Since our creation in 1999, the John McLendon Minority Scholarship Foundation has granted scholarships to over 100 students who intend on pursuing an advanced degree in the field of athletics administration.

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