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To provide a platform for professional athletes which allows them the opportunity to connect, grow, and perform while actively pursuing success. To exemplify and maintain the highest forms of integrity, leadership, and sportsmanship. To create welcoming family oriented safe environments. To become the number one source for entertainment which leaves supporters with stellar experiences.

Mission Statement:

In conjunction with The Basketball League, The Beaumont Panthers are dedicated to advocating four cornerstone values: leadership, self-worth, education, and respect. It is our mission to help instill these values in our local area youth in hopes that they may demonstrate them at every available opportunity.
The Beaumont Panthers proudly partner with local businesses in an effort to provide community youth with lifestyle skills and developmental opportunities, including youth camps and school appearances. Our players strive for excellence by exhibiting hard work and maximum effort both on and off the court. We aim to set and maintain an example for youth to witness and potentially follow, that they may be encouraged to work equally as hard to one day achieve their dreams. We are proud to bring professional basketball to the city of Beaumont, and we look forward to welcoming fans in 2022 to enjoy an unforgettable and entertaining experience.

Chasity Celestine Broussard (Director of Dance)

Chasity is a Beaumont native that was the captain of her Central High School dance team before moving on to join the Southern Dancing Dolls in Baton Rouge. Chasity decided to come back home and continue to inspire young women through dance by coaching the SDD Dance team for three years.
Chasity created "The Glowing Panthers" to motivate and encourage young women that have a vision, dream, and passion to dance to continue do what she loves and not life derail her. The Glowing Panthers can help them achieve those dreams.

"I love dance and I had to put it on hold after having my first child. I want other young women to know that they are not alone in their travels and that there is a sisterhood here that will welcome her with open arms." -Chasity

The Glowing Panthers

The Panthers Administration

Dawanna Jones (General Manager)

Dawanna Jones was born and raised in Beaumont, Texas. After attending local schools, she graduated from Central Senior High School. She then went on to obtain an associate’s degree in Management Development from Lamar Institute of Technology, a bachelor’s degree majoring in business from Lamar University, a master’s degree in Educational Technology from Lamar University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from Arkansas State University. She is also the founder and President of Black Business Professionals of Southeast Texas. In March 2022, she was recognized as a young leader to watch by the 100+ Black Women Coalition and in October 2022 as a Woman of Integrity by the Better Business Bureau. She has also been a guest speaker at several events and featured in several publications.

Dawanna loves serving the Lord and is an active member in her church. She is a 2020 graduate of Leadership Beaumont, a 2021 graduate of the Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Mentor Program, a member of several organizations, serves on several boards, including the Lamar University Alumni board, and she enjoys giving back to the community. She also has a commitment to life-long learning and takes pleasure in reading and learning new things. In her free time, she enjoys being a crafter, cooking, and the outdoors.