Xavion Stanton teaming up with Vegas Has A Heart

Vegas Has a Heart Announces Exciting Collaboration with Gatorade 2023-24 Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Xavion Stanton

Las Vegas, NV – Vegas Has a Heart, dedicated to prioritizing heart health in young athletes, is delighted to announce an exciting collaboration with the winner of the Gatorade 2023-24 Boys Basketball Player of the Year, Xavion Stanton of Sierra Vista High School, Las Vegas, Nevada. Stanton’s decision to donate his winnings to Vegas Has a Heart underscores his commitment to supporting their cause of providing comprehensive heart screenings for young athletes.

(Photo credit: Instagram – @xavi__wavi_)

“We are thrilled and humbled to join forces with Xavion Stanton and Gatorade in our shared mission to promote heart health awareness in Las Vegas,” said Renee Kim, SVP of Marketing at Cardiac Insight, the official ECG provider for Vegas Has a Heart. “Xavion’s dedication to giving back to his community exemplifies the spirit of our initiative and reinforces the importance of proactive heart screening for all young athletes. At Vegas Has a Heart, we believe that every young athlete deserves access to comprehensive heart screenings and preventive care,” added Renee Kim. “By collaborating with influential figures like Xavion Stanton and organizations like Gatorade, we can make a significant impact in the lives of young athletes and their families.”

Check out the video of Xavion Stanton showcasing his journey and his decision to support our initiative:

As part of our ongoing commitment to promoting cardiovascular wellness, Vegas Has a Heart will continue to host heart screening events throughout Las Vegas, ensuring that all young athletes have the opportunity to receive the care they need to thrive both on and off the field.

For more information about Vegas Has a Heart and our mission to champion heart health in young athletes, please visit www.vegashasaheart.org


Renee KimSVP of Marekting, Cardiac Insight
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  • An ECG medical device company based in Bellevue, WA.
  • The official ECG Device Provider for Vegas Has a Heart.
  • The official ECG Device Provider for Who We Play For has The ONLY ECG screening device, Cardea 20/20 in the U.S. designed for athletes.
  • Developed the Cardea 20/20 by Dr. David Hadley, CTO of Cardiac Insight, and Dr. Vic Froelicher, a cardiologist for 30 years, professor of medicine (cardiovascular), Emeritus, and currently consultant for the Sports Cardiology Clinic, at Stanford Health Care.
  • The ONLY ECG device in the U.S. with the International Criteria integrated.
  • Only 2% False Positive Rate.
  • 16-second recording duration (vs 10-second standard).
  • Testing can be completed in less than 10 minutes.
  • The ECG Device Provider for major sports organizations, many colleges, and sudden cardiac arrest foundations.


  • A Florida-based 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, screened over 220,000 kids in the past 10 years across 500+ communities and 15 different States nationwide.
  • The largest screening non-profit organization in the nation.
  • Over the last 4 years, WWPF also partnered with 9 public school districts to require ECG heart screenings as the standard of care to play sports in 30% of Florida.
  • Mr. Maccarone and the chairman of the board for WWPF won the NASCAR Humanitarian of the Year. NASCAR donated $100,000 to support WWPF nationally.
  • Organizes the largest annual heart screening event in the United States and likely the world held at the Daytona 500 Speedway.
  • Forged partnership with the Amateur Athletic Union.
  • Has collected 10+years of data screening student-athletes resulting in an archive of data that can be explored for new medical insights.


  • An initiative powered by Who We Play For
  • Its mission is to screen all children’s hearts in the State of Nevada
  • The campaign started on 11/30/2023
  • The first heart screening event by Vegas has a Heart in the State of Nevada