April 2018: Las Vegas: Some of the biggest names in the world of sports and entertainment were on the golf course for three days of competitive golf and special events at the Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational (DJCI), April 18-21, 2018.


Since its launch in Las Vegas in 2015, the DJCI has contributed more than $3 million to the Turn 2 Foundation. In partnership with JP Sports + Entertainment, ICON International, Turner and ARIA, the event is slated to return to Las Vegas again in 2019.

Current Miami Marlins owner and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter established the Turn 2 Foundation during his rookie year with the Yankees. Since its launch in 1996, Turn 2 has worked to help young people reach their full potential by creating and supporting initiatives that promote leadership development, academic achievement, positive behavior, healthy lifestyles and social change.


Brian Baumgartner, Benjamin Bratt, Joey Fatone, Jerome Bettis, Ken Griffey Jr., Tino Martinez, Bode Miller, Luis Fonsi, Jim McMahon, Jameis Winston, Haley-Joel Osment, Jorge Posada, Gary Sheffield, Paige Spiranac and Joe Torre are some of the athletes and celebrities that were on the course benefiting the Turn 2 Foundation’s programs.


Jason Derulo performs at the DJCI Gala – Annual Event Benefits the Turn 2 Foundation.