JCI TOYP serves to formally recognize young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change.
What is TOYP?
JCI TOYP serves to formally recognize young people who excel in their chosen fields and create positive change. By recognizing these young people, JCI raises the status of socially responsible leaders in this world. The honorees motivate their peers to seek excellence and serve others. Their stories of discovery, determination and ingenuity Inspire young people to be better leaders and create better societies.
Since 1983, JCI has honored over 200 individuals from 47 Nations. Past recipients of National hours include such well-known personalities as John F. Kennedy, Henry Kissinger, Elvis Presley, Jackie Chan, Wayne Gretzky and many more, all named before the age of 40 and before they had achieved national prominence. Honorees selected in past years have represented the heights of progress in numerous human endeavors. All have continued to serve Humanity in a great variety of ways.