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Meet the team

We engage our students in authentic transparent conversations and then we teach them how to college! Our focus is to destigmatize asking for help; provide shoulder to shoulder support in navigating both worlds; foster peer relationships; model excellence and student advocacy. 


Ray A. Austin III

Founder CEO

“Those who have no record of what their forebears have accomplished lose the inspiration which comes from the teaching of biography and history.”
― Carter G. Woodson


Carvonte H.

Director of Programs

“The highest human act is to inspire”  — Nipsey Hussle"



Program Assistant

"History happens in real time, if you blink you might miss it."  — Armando Moran Jr 


Christian C.

Program Coordinator  

"The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great at whatever they want to do." — Kobe Bryant


Justin Goode.

Program Intern

People don’t burn out because of what they do. People burn out because life makes them forget why they do it.  — Inky Johnson"


Brandon J.

Program Manager

“Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” — Joshua J. Marine”

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Lohnnie TJ.

Program Assistant

“He who is not courageous enough to take risks will accomplish nothing in life.” — Muhammad Ali”


Terry Ford II.

Curriculum Specialist

“Hold fast to dreams, For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird, That cannot fly.” — Langston Hughes”

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Christopher A.

Creative Director

"Virtual Reality has been a platform where anti-socials can be social." — ymlegend

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