SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Three young leaders will be honored with "The Billie Jean King Youth Leadership Award" at the ESPYS Wednesday night, including a teen from the San Francisco Bay Area.
Sixteen-year-old Rishan Patel is the founder and CEO of a sports equity nonprofit called "Alley-Oop Kids" that works to build lockers full of sports equipment for under-resourced facilities.
The Atherton, Calif. teen is one of 13 young leaders who are being honored for their work using "sports as a catalyst for change and making a positive impact on society."
He sat down with us to talk about his nonprofit and being honored with this award.
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