"Why Not Sports, Inc. (WNS, launched in 2000, is a youth serving educational based 501(c)(3) organization that promotes academic excellence for high school student athletes through career building and effective life skills development. Our programs are designed to equip students with the tools necessary to achieve academic, career, and social success beyond their years of playing interscholastic sports.
Our mission is to Educate student athletes on the academic requirements needed to successfully transition from high school to college and to Expose them to a broad spectrum of career opportunities within the sports industry…off the field..
This unique program uses an educational based curriculum that utilizes the students’ interest in sports as a tool to motivate them to place their highest priority on academics and obtaining the grades necessary to graduate from high school and be admitted to college and to become productive citizens.
This is a national campaign that enlists professionals from all aspects of the sports industry to inform, to educate, and to enlighten student athletes on athletic & non-athletic sports career options. This distinctive one-day sports career program exposes students to a complete range of resources, and college admissions representatives, and potential internship opportunities with sports corporations within their local communities.