5000 ROLE MODELS OF EXCELLENCE PROJECTMentoring, Guidance & Educational Assistance
The 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project aims to intervene in the lives of minority male youth in an effort to provide them with positive role models and experiences that will empower them to make good choices, encourage healthy living, be responsible, be respectful, and achieve their goals.Young men from grades 3 - 12 participate in various cultural and educational experiences such as visits to college campuses, workshops, and job and career building trainings. Students will also serve as ambassadors for the program and the school district throughout the City of Jacksonville. Each participating school has a 5000 Role Models of Excellence Site Director who serves as club sponsor to facilitate speakers, field trips, and assist in mentor recruitment.PLEASE NOTE:
A perspective member should be a minority male (not exclusive) at a participating 5000 Role Models of Excellence Project School. Students must complete the Application and submit a Parent Consent Form. Students must be willing to attend weekly meetings and attend project events. To be deemed eligible a student must meet at least two of the qualifying criteria factors.