Emerald Gems Foundation: Mission

To enhance the lives of the youths of the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing positive experiences and learning opportunities utilizing basketball as a means.

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100% of all donations received by Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. will go directly to Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

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About Emerald Gems

Our mission is to enhance the lives of the youths of the U.S. Virgin Islands by providing positive experiences and learning opportunities utilizing basketball as a means.

2019 U.S.V.I. Emerald Gems Basketball Camp – Ages 8-13

By |February 26th, 2020|

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St. Thomas Native Signs with Coppin State, a Historically Black College

By |February 25th, 2020|

Written By DAVID EDOLE
Special to the Daily News

ST. CROIX — “What’s for you is for you,” is a phrase that typically means that today may not be your day, but tomorrow may be.

These are the words that St. Thomas native Unique Meyers frequently repeated during her pursuit of a basketball scholarship. Although she received numerous […]

Emerald Gems Foundation Donates Basketballs to Public Schools

By |February 21st, 2020|

Article Credit: Kyle Murphy

The Emerald Gems Foundation held its second news conference in two days at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on Thursday to announce the donation of over 150 basketballs to public high schools in the Virgin Islands.

Milt Newton, the assistant general manager of the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks and 1987-88 National Champion as a […]

2019 U.S.V.I. Emerald Gems Basketball Camp – Ages 14-17

By |February 21st, 2020|

2019 U.S.V.I. Emerald Gems Basketball Camp – Group Photos

By |February 21st, 2020|

Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc., Continues to Serve the Youth of the U.S. Virgin Islands

By |January 29th, 2020|

Emerald Gems will donate 150 basketballs among the U.S. Virgin Island Public Schools

THOMAS & ST. CROIX, U.S.V.I. (Jan. 23, 2020) – Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc., founders Milt and Shalaun Newton will donate 150 basketballs to be distributed among the U.S. Virgin Islands public schools later this month. Milt is also a native of St. […]

2020 U.S.V.I. Coaching Seminar

By |January 29th, 2020|

2020 U.S.V.I. COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS:
4th Coaching Seminar To be Determined
Registration coming soon!

MILT NEWTON
Camp Director

Proud native of St. Thomas, Assistant General Manager (GM) of the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, former GM of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Co-Founder of Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. is offering their 4th U.S.V.I. Annual Youth Basketball Camps, and 3rd Coaching […]

2018 Emerald Gems Basketball Camp

By |February 19th, 2019|

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2019 Coaching U.S.V.I. Basketball Seminar

By |February 4th, 2019|

2019 COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS:
Seminar will be held in August and dates will be announced soon.
 
Registration coming soon!
 

MILTON NEWTON
Camp Director

Proud native of St. Thomas, Assistant General Manager (GM) of the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, former GM of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Co-Founder of Emerald Gems Foundation, Inc. is offering their 4th U.S.V.I. Annual Youth Basketball […]

2018 U.S.V.I. Basketball Coaching Seminar

By |July 20th, 2018|

COACHING SEMINAR DETAILS:
When: Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Time: 6pm-7pm
Cost: FREE
Location: Ivanna Eudora Kean High School

 

 

Please register by Monday, July 31st via the Online Registration link or download the PDF version.

MILTON NEWTON
Camp Director

Proud native of St. Thomas, Assistant General Manager (GM) of the NBA Milwaukee Bucks, former GM of the Minnesota Timberwolves, and Co-Founder of […]