Kane Brown was honored Friday night (Oct. 14) at the Beverly Hills Hilton with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s 2022 Champion of Youth Award at the 75th National Youth of the Year celebration.
The Champion of Youth Award is bestowed to individuals for exhibiting above and beyond service to Boys & Girls Clubs. Previous recipients include NBA star Lebron James, entertainer Jennifer Lopez, Olympic champion Michael Phelps, and the late former Secretary of State Colin Powell.
Other attendees and advocates included Emmy-winning actor Courtney B. Vance, Entertainment Tonight co-host Nischelle Turner, singer-songwriter Miguel, WWE superstars Titus O’Neil and The Miz, and Oscar award-winning costume designer and Boys & Girls Clubs alumna Ruth Carter.
Additionally, Asha H-R. was named the 2022-2023 National Youth of the Year. She was selected among six finalists to receive the prestigious honor, representing over 4 million youth in Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation.
Typically held in Washington D.C., this year marked the organization’s first debut in Los Angeles, gathering honorable Boys & Girls Clubs alumni, staff, partners and celebrity supporters at the celebration of teens awarded on the local, state and regional levels throughout the year.
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