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. 

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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

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Carvonte H.

Director of Programs

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

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Armando

Program Assistant

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

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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

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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”

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Christopher A.

Creative Director

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