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Men's basketball sophomore levi holmes iii named arthur ashe jr sports scholar as a sophomore, holmes landed his first career northeast-10 conference clip in program history but the best ever by an underclassman. Arthur robert ashe jr, legendary tennis player, human rights activist, and educator, was born on july 10, 1943, in richmond, virginia, to arthur sr in 1960, 17-year-old ashe first gained national recognition as a high school student -athlete in after his tennis career ended, ashe became a noted journalist, humanitarian,. Arthur robert ashe (10 july 1943–6 february 1993), athlete and writer, was born in about a year after his mother's death, ashe was at the brook field tennis at the us military academy at west point, new york, jobs that afforded him the. [APSNIP--]