Yonsei 22 Goodwill Exchange: Los Angeles – Sakata

The 2015 Goodwill Exchange Tour will take place in late summer with Sakata City in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan. After a memorable and successful inaugural exchange in 2010-2011, the Yonsei organization looks forward to returning to Sakata and renewing friendships with the people of this wonderful city. Sakata is located on[…]

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Y22 Shoot-a-Thon Winners

Congratulations to Maille Uyehara and Jaren Nii, the Y22 winners in the recent annual Glenn Yamashita Shoot-a-Thon Scholarship contest. Maille made 80 out of 100 free throw attempts and Jared made 87 free throws.

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Scholarship Applications Available

For the past 21 years, the Yonsei Basketball Association has provided an opportunity for middle school-aged youth to learn about the importance of Japanese culture, family values, and community participation.  These experiences will surely play an important role in the development of the character in our youth. Yonsei will be[…]

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22nd Annual Golf Tournament

Monday, June 22, 2015 Candlewood Country Club 14000 Telegraph Road Whittier, CA All proceeds to benefit Yonsei Basketball Association – Yonsei 21 Goodwill Basketball Tour to Nagoya, Japan. $220 / player (includes golf, lunch, dinner, tee prizes, CP’s, etc.) $2,500 (tee sponsor and green fee – 6 golf/dinner package) $1,500[…]

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Introducing the Yonsei 22 Team

This year’s team will be traveling to Sakata, located in Northern Japan.  Coaches for the Yonsei 22 team are Girl’s Head Coach, Allison Taka and Assistant Coach, Jenna Nakasu; Boy’s Head Coach, Kevin Yamamoto and Assistant Coach, Mark Nitake. Congratulations to: Girls Boys Janelle Doi Kristin Hanaoka Jillian Hirano Brooke[…]

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