To encourage, inspire, and enrich both student-athletes and students who aspire to pursue careers in the sports industry, by educating and edifying them through financial literacy. Turk Sports outreach initiative is to expose young people to opportunities available to them beyond the field from the perspective of owners, executives, management, and coaching.


Senior High School Student-Athletes from Metro New Orleans Area; Minimum Cum GPA of 2.5.
1st Place – $500, 2nd Place – $250, 3rd Place – $125 scholarship


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MEET Our team

Lance Jones

Director of Athlete Relations

Lance Jones is a Freshman at Nicholls State University. He is a Graduate of Warren Easton C/O of 2020…

Amari Hurst

Director of Public Relations

Amari Hurst is a Freshman at Delgado CC. She is a graduate of University View High School (Online) From a young age, she …

Jazmyn Mackie

Director of Special Events

Jazmyn Mackie is a Sophomore at The University of New Orleans (UNO). She was Co-Captain of Warren Easton’s …

Watch the 2021
Best of The Boot Awards!

Turk Sports & The Turk Foundation presents the 2021 Best of The Boot Awards Virtually hosted by Founder & CEO of Turk Sports Earl “Turk” Mackie. The honorees include well deserved Student-Athlete’s throughout the greater New Orleans Area in the categories of Football, Volleyball, Girl’s Basketball, Boy’s Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Male & Female Track & Field, NORD Commission Coach of The Year, and a Male and Female Student-Athlete of The Year. These Student-Athletes will get to hear from Keynote Speaker Kendal Francis and get valuable points on life as a current and former athlete.