Phoenix Suns, HeroZona Honor Young Professionals and Community Heroes at Upcoming Game

PHOENIX, The HeroZona Foundation and the Phoenix Suns are excited to announce they will be honoring young professionals and community heroes from across the Valley during the team’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers at Footprint Center (201 E. Jefferson St.) in Phoenix on Sunday, March 13. At the event, young leaders in Arizona who have demonstrated a commitment to fostering an equal and equitable business community and innovating the current marketplace will be invited and recognized at the team’s Ring of Honor suite.

“Young professionals and community heroes are the next generation of leaders and represent the future for the Valley and the state of Arizona,” said Jason Rowley, president and CEO of the Phoenix Suns. “We are proud to recognize these individuals and the great work that they do.”

“I utilize my time and efforts to give back to the kids in the community, so that they can have a positive role model and have someone who pushes them to fulfill their potential in sports and in life,” said KROC Center Suns League Sports Performance Coach Jarryd Dent.

“Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals (YP) would like to congratulate our community leaders and YP Rising honorees,” said Ashlee Atkins, president of the Greater Phoenix Urban League Young Professionals. “These leaders represent YP’s pillars of service and our diverse leadership within the Valley. YP is committed to empowering young minorities in Phoenix as we represent the future. Thank you to our community partners HeroZona and the Phoenix Suns for support and providing us with this moment to honor these young leaders.”

“Our communities continue to grow and thrive thanks to the passion and determination of these young leaders,” says U.S. Army Desert Storm Veteran and Herozona Foundation Co-Founder, Alan “AP” Powell. “We’re excited to celebrate the next generation of movers and shakers who have innovated the way we do business and help our people.”

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About the HeroZona Foundation
The HeroZona Foundation is a non-profit organization that empowers Heroes in the community through entrepreneurship, employment, and education. The group works with veterans, first responders and those that bring social good to future generations and under-served communities. The foundation’s mission is to create opportunities for the brave men and women who serve their country, and community, every day. For more information, please visit

About Suns Legacy Partners, LLC
Suns Legacy Partners, LLC operates the Phoenix Suns, Phoenix Mercury, and Footprint Center. The Suns are Arizona’s original professional sports franchise anchored by 2021 Coach of the Year Monty Williams, 2021 Executive of the Year general manager James Jones and a roster featuring future Hall of Famer Chris Paul and All-Star Devin Booker. The three-time WNBA Champion Phoenix Mercury are celebrating its 25th season led by Diana Taurasi, Brittney Griner and Skylar Diggins-Smith. Footprint Center in the heart of downtown Phoenix, recently underwent a $245 million transformation, making it the preeminent destination for sports and entertainment in the southwest and a living laboratory for sustainability.

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