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The Mission         THE GOAL         THE DREAM

The Harlem Baseball Academy seeks to provide young men of color with the tools needed to succeed on the field and off.


For 2 decades HBHA has taken at-risk youth and placed them in top universities.


We've built a legacy of excellence and plan on carrying on this legacy for many years to come. Changing the lives of young men through education and baseball."


"Youman has changed the lives of over 250 young men,

what he has achieved and continues to do is what has made this man a legend.

The Harlem Baseball Academy is a crown jewel in Harlem"

Dan Dunlap


"Working every day with the academy made me a better ballplayer and a better person."

Angel Peguero

Outfield Coach

Philadelphia Phillies

Bachelor of Science 2016

Grambling University

The Harlem Baseball Hitting Academy is a non-profit organization that strives to enrich the lives of youth in the Greater New York City area via the game of baseball.


The focus is on the underrepresented and underserved. In addition to providing high-level travel teams and specialized training,


We are a year-round academic & social enrichment program as well as college advisement & recruiting services.


Our goal is to remove barriers to entry while increasing diversity & inclusion in the game to create positive outcomes on the field, in the community, and in life.

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