Sonny Parker

Sonny ParkerSonny Parker is the President and founder of the Sonny Parker Youth Foundation(SPYF). The SPYF is a community-based organization located in Chicago, Illinois. The SPYF provides top quality educational, recreational and multicultural enrichment programs for disadvantage inner city youth from kindergarten through 12th grades.

Sonny has over 25 years of experience in coaching, teaching and mentoring. A former NBA Golden State Warrior, Sonny has organized basketball camps, clinics, workshops, leagues, tournaments, AAU/traveling teams and special events locally, nationally and internationally. Sonny has dedicated himself to working with young people in the athletic and academic community.


Career History

Farragut High School
• All City
• All State
• All Public League
• Farragut Hall of Fame
• Chicago Public Schools Hall of Fame
• Illinois High School Hall of Fame

Mineral Area College
• All conference
• All Region
• Twice All American
• Conference Player of the Year (2 years)
• Region player of the Year (2 years)
• MAC Leading Career Scorer
• Junior College Hall of Fame

Texas A&M
• Newcomer of the Year
• SWC Player of the Year
• All Conference
• All Defensive Team
• Texas A&M MVP
• SWC All Decade Team
• All American
• Pizza Hut-Slam Dunk Award
• All Star Game
• Texas A&M Hall of Fame

Golden State Warriors
• First Round Draft Pick

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