MaliVai Washington, once ranked #11 in the world of professional tennis, settled on the First Coast and has been working on behalf of children ever since. He founded the MaliVia Washington Kids Foundation-which ultimately led to what will soon be a new Youth Tennis and Education Complex in the Durkeeville section of Jacksonville.
His "Kids"learn tennis, get tutoring and help with life issues. His vision, passion and commitment have provided thousands of underserved Jacksonville area children with hope, programs, and services they would not have otherwise received.
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