UCLA Athletics invites elementary and middle school classrooms to pen pal with Bruin athletes from all 22 of UCLA’s intercollegiate athletic teams

Services Provided

A relationship between classroom youngsters and an individual athlete is established with the exchange of written correspondence.

Who We Serve

Elementary & Middle School classrooms. In the fall, programs are run for men's soccer, women's soccer & women's volleyball. In the winter/spring, programs are run for women's basketball, gymnastics, softball, baseball, & men's volleyball.

Mission and Goals

By allowing students to interact with Bruin athletes, students gain the opportunity to develop a connection with an older, positive role model & improve their reading & writing skills as they write to and receive letters from their athlete.