Who We Are

LEAD TEAM

"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions." -- Harold Geneen

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DEJON B. HAWTHORNE

Executive Director

SARAH CLEARY

Program Director

JONATHAN RAMOS

Administrator

INSTRUCTORS

We inspire VISION, practice EMPATHY, and demonstrate TENACITY - when it matters most.

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MYLES BALL


JAMIE BROWN


ADAYAH FITES


HECTOR MOREN


DEANDRE ROGERS


STEPHEN WYATT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Board’s vast experience includes education, entrepreneurship, and private and corporate leadership. This talented team is

committed to help Houston’s most under-served middle school students define and achieve personal success.

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O.P. BANKS II


DAVID de ROODE


JEFF FRENCH


CARTER HIGLEY

Founder and Chair


TONIA JONES


KNOX NUNNALLY


STEPHEN A. LITTLETON


ADAM LYONS


AMAKA UNAKA


LISA WALTERS-PERDEW


BRAD SMITH

University of Houston Primary Research Investigator