Co-Founder/Program Director of Books and Basketball
“Opportunity and mindset is our mission at Books and Basketball. In partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters, I’ve seen our program grow from seven kids to 30. One Saturday a month, the kids spend time with mentors who look like them and who serve as positive role models. We share meals focused on promoting healthy eating habits and we teach a lesson plan from curriculum we develop to shape these young minds and provide the right opportunities.
“Books and Basketball is possible thanks to many who share a sense of responsibility to your community — who are aware that we must act. It takes a village. It’s an honor to be here, but please do all that you can tonight. Our work has just begun, and we have much work to do.”
Published Date:February 15, 2019