Scholarship Recipients

Find out more about our past scholarship recipients.

Nehemiah Molla






Nehemiah Molla





Nehemiah Molla is from Addis Ababa Ethiopia. He completed his tennis training at Van Der Meer Tennis Academy , having attended for two years. Nehemiah graduated from Heritage Academy in 2019 with a 4.0 GPA and plans on studying biomedical engineering in college, while playing college tennis.

Van Der Meer Tennis has helped me out a lot, making it possible for me to attend the Academy and do what I love most and for that, I am very grateful. I also appreciate very much the grant that the JFC has provided for me to play tournaments. 

Nehemiah’s Accomplishments:

  • 2017 Dennis Van der Meer SC Jr State Open Championships - Consolation Winner & Doubles Finalist
  • 2017 Peanut Patch Junior Open (formerly Pepsi Junior Open) - Consolation Winner
  • 2017 SC Jr. State Open Championships at Rock Hill - Consolation Winner & Doubles Champion
  • 2017 TLC Spring Junior CHALLENGER - Champion



Nehemiah Molla






Rivekka Jumagulova





Rivekka is from Kazakhstan. She has been playing golf since she was 8. She is a full-time golfer at Bishops Gate Golf Academy. Rivekka is a senior in high school in 2020-2021 and attends Montverde Academy. By the age of 16 she played 22 WAGR tournaments. She has 7 wins, 4 TOP 5 finishes and 12
TOP 10 finishes. The highest ranking position reached – 568th.

She dreams to enter one of the American Division I universities (Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, UCLA, or Duke University), where she could successfully represent the university team.

Rivekka’s Accomplishments:

  • Portuguese Intercollegiate Open 2018 – Winner
  • Serbian International Amateur Championship 2018 – Winner
  • IV Czech Amateur Tour – Winner
  • Faldo Series Poland Championship 2018 - Winner U16
  • Faldo Series European Grand Final - Winner U16
  • 2018 Asian Games - Place 28
  • XXI Kazakhstan Championship - Winner
  • Bulgarian Amateur Open Championship - Place 3
  • 2019 Major Champions Invitational - Place 10
  • Bulgarian Amateur Championship – Winner