Mobilized through a volunteer network of educators, mentors, sports development professionals, the mission of One Plus One Equals U, Inc. (1+1=U, Inc.) serves to impact the lives of teens, ages 13-19, by way of high school completion and post-secondary educational attainment. Through application and implementation of the, “whole child” curricula, 1+1=U, Inc. encourages participants to develop academic scholarship, community engagement in world leadership, self-discipline, integrity and responsibility. The organization aims to impact the lives of its student athletes through preparation and admission to colleges, universities, technical/vocational schools, preparatory military academies, and / or boarding schools.
1+1=U, Inc. is a BBB ® Accredited 501 (c) 3 organization that targets middle and high school student athletes who seek discipline, encouragement and mentorship as they pursue their educational goals.
Our young women, who we call U Girls and our young men, who we call U Guys, participate in various activities geared towards boosting academic and personal achievement. Each student participating in the 1 + 1 = U program must develop a set of personal goals which further assists with self-development and self-actualization.
Our purpose includes, but is not limited to:
Fostering good health and physical well-being of student athletes 13 to 19 years of age
Encouraging and promoting the development of young men and women through sports programs and educational enhancement activities
Promoting academic enrichment programs
Promoting and developing personal development programs
Promoting and developing parental and family involvement
Offering mentoring services through educational leaders, community leaders and professional athletes (in English, Science, Math, Spanish, and other areas)
Supplying information about colleges