The Arizona Sports High School Awards will feature guest speaker Eno Benjamin


The Arizona Republic is proud to announce Arizona Cardinals running back Eno Benjamin as a special guest speaker at the 2022 Arizona High School Sports Awards. The awards ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. on June 11 at the ASU Gammage Theater.

The Arizona High School Sports Awards are produced in partnership with Diamond Kitchen and Bath and Mega Furniture.

The show honors more than 200 high school athletes from across the state of Arizona, as well as Players of the Year for more than 20 sports. It will also include several major awards including Female Athlete of the Year, Male Athlete of the Year, Team of the Year, Coach of the Year and Courage Award.

“I am thrilled to host the Arizona High School Sports Awards and celebrate these outstanding student-athletes,” said Benjamin. “These kids have worked hard to get to where they are today, and it’s a privilege to be able to help recognize their dedication and diligence.”

After: Meet the Arizona High School Sports Awards Winter Sports Nominees

After: Meet the Arizona High School Sports Awards Fall Sports Nominees

Benjamin, a 4-star freshman out of high school, has made a name for himself at Arizona State. In his sophomore season in 2018, he broke the school record for rushing yards in a game. During his junior season, he rushed for over 1,000 yards and scored 10 touchdowns. After deciding to forfeit his senior season, he was drafted in the seventh round of the NFL Draft by the Arizona Cardinals. He scored his first career touchdown last season.

Learn more about the program and see which athletes have already been nominated on the show’s website here. Nominated athletes must register for the event here. Each nominated athlete will receive a free ticket for admission to the show. Additional tickets can be purchased here. Full details are available at sportsawards.usatoday.com/arizona.

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