A Plus Youth Program

Developing The Leaders Of The Future, Both Academically And Athletically

ACADEMIC FOUNDATION

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

CULTURAL COMPETENCY

OUR CORE VALUES

ACADEMICS: Solid academic foundation empowers an individual to better engage in life's opportunities.
PREPARATION: Student-athletes must be prepared for the challenges of life with and without support.

LEADERSHIP: Leadership starts with self-accountability and unrewarded action.
UNITY: We believe in unity through diversity and "cultural competency."
SPORTS: Sports can be a key motivator for education and life lessons.

OUR MISSION

Use sports as a vehicle to provide the educational resources and character development necessary for student-athletes to succeed in life.

OUR PASSION

" Our members are hooked by the sports, but stay for the relationships they build with our staff."
-Tavio Hobson, Founder & Exec. Director

GAME CHANGING STATS

A PLUS Results

Members come from
43 SCHOOLS
in the Seattle area, 85% from public schools

Average Grade
3.1 GPA
for A PLUS students

7th grade boys ranked
#1 TEAM
in the entire Northwest

Male, Division I athletes are
21%
less likely to graduate than their non-athlete peers

<50%
of black, male, Division I athletes graduate college in 4 years

College dropouts are
71%
more likely to be unemployed

1 in 3
in the Seattle area, 85% from public schools

75%
of all crimes are commited by high school dropouts

High school dropouts are
3.5
times more likely to be arrested

3/10,000
male high school basketball players will be drafted into the NBA

60%
of NBA players go broke within 5 years of retirement