Welcome to the heart of MAN UP Mentoring, where we proudly introduce you to our incredible mentees.
Deidre joined MAN UP in 2017. She is a 17 year old College Sophomore at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte studying Marketing & PR. She enjoys, reading, traveling and volunteering.
Morris joined MAN UP in 2022. He likes playing video games and basketball. He dreams of becoming a Real Estate Agent.
Terry is 14, responsible, loves Fashion Design, traveling, football and spending time with family. He joined MAN UP in 2018.
Noah is 13, loves to sing, dance and listen to music. He says he likes to sing to himself to lift his spirits. He loves all types of genre’s and his favorite artist is Rod Wave.
Cris is 14, in the 9th grade and enjoys playing video games, spending time with friends and playing football. He hopes to one day become a professional player.
Orillius joined MAN UP in 2017. He is 15, loves cars, basketball and video games. He wants to become a Real Estate agent.
Javon joined MAN UP in 2017. He is 15, loves sports, video games and having fun with friends. He plans to attend technical school for welding.
Michael rejoined MAN UP in 2023. He was first introduced to MAN UP in the 5th grade in 2018. Michael is 15, loves playing video games, says he has benefitted from the programs tutoring sessions and enjoys helping his mom.
Tere'll joined MAN UP in 2018. He is 12, enjoys playing football, basketball and spending quality time with his family.
James joined MAN UP in 2022. He is in the 8th grade, enjoys new experiences, playing video games and basketball.
Jeremiah joined MAN UP in 2022. He is 15, is teaching himself how to play the guitar, loves music and video games. He was awarded the President's Education Award for Academics and plans to be an engineer.
Malachi joined MAN UP in 2017. He is 17, a high school senior and enjoys reading and writing. After visiting Orange Technical College with MAN UP, he wants to become a welder.
Lonell joined MAN UP in 2022. He is 12 and his favorite subjects are math and science! He also enjoys being with friends and relaxing.
Mikel joined MAN UP in 2023. He is 14, likes working out and playing basketball. He aspires to play professionally and transition to coaching kids.
De'Andre joined MAN UP in 2022. He is 14, quick-witted, loves playing sports and spending time with his family.
Jeremiah joined MAN UP in 2022. He is 13, very driven and dreams of being an NFL Player. Jeremiah loves playing football, traveling to football camps and attending football games.
Antonio joined MAN UP in 2022. He is 13, a hard worker and loves running and playing video games. He wants to start a landscaping business.
Malik joined MAN UP in 2018. He is 14, loves playing football, video games and running track. He wants to attend college to be able to take care of his grandparents.