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

MYLES BALL

Program Coordinator

BRAD SMITH

University of Houston, Primary Researcher

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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PARKER ATHERTON


O.P. BANKS II


CARVANA CLOUD


DAVID de ROODE


JEFF FRENCH


CARTER HIGLEY

Founder and Chair


TONIA JONES


STEPHEN A. LITTLETON


ADAM LYONS


KNOX NUNNALLY


LISA WALTERS-PERDEW


IRIS TIAN


AMAKA UNAKA