Class of 2015 high school graduate Jaelon
2015 Accomplishments & Programming


Athletics & Beyond's year-long program had 20 high school seniors. All of our seniors graduated high school on time and are enrolled in college. Recent CU graduates DaVaughn Thornton & Joshua Ford have joined A&B leadership as mentors.

A&B Academic achievements class of 2015: 
- 1 John Lynch Student Athlete of the Year scholarship awardee 
- 2 John Lynch Student Athletes of the Month
- 1 DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) awardee
- 3 National Honors Society members
- 2 Northern Colorado Opportunity Scholarship Awards (full 4-year scholarships to the college of their choice.)

Universities some of our 2015 graduating class now attend:
- Harvard University 
- Colorado School of Mines 
- University of Arizona 
- University of Oregon 
- Colorado State University, Pueblo 

* 75% of the 100 student athletes on the Warriors football team improved their test scores and G.P.A. 

* 97% of the 25 student athletes on Athletics & Beyond's (A&B) club 7v7 team improved academic performance G.P.A. by at least .4 points. Team grade point average is 3.2.

* 13 students at NCAS (Noel Community Arts School, Montbello) improved their ACT test scores by an average of 2 cumulative points. 

* 14 students at Stapleton Recreation Center grades 4 - 8 (7 of the 14 were English as Second Language (ESL) students, with 95% of the class failing in every subject, especially math and reading). 100% of the students improved academic performance. Three of our students from Athletics & Beyond's S.W.A.G. Academic Academy Stapleton, performed very well at the NBA Math Hoops Championship held at the Pepsi Center where they competed against 100 other grade school children. The winner of the championship was a SWAG grade school participate that was tutored at Stapleton. 

Some of our clients for SWAG: RAAP Warriors, Denver North Basketball Team and various youth sports programs throughout the city.

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Summer NCAA Campus Tour

Athletics & Beyond students traveled 1,800 miles to Florida this past summer to visit the University of Florida & University of South Florida. Students also visited University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), Arizona State University, Colorado State University, University of Colorado- Boulder, Princeton, Harvard, Penn, Colorado State University- Pueblo and Colorado Art Institute. Donate today
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Some of our 2015 Programming:
* January 19, 2015 "Northfield Community Event- Selma Movie Premier" Shown on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday at Northfield Theater. Provided free seating for entire theater. Conducted youth-lead panel discussion after the movie's conclusion. Partnered with City of Denver's Office of Children's Affairs. Approximately 120 young adults. 

* February 14, 2015 "My Brother's Keeper Planning Summit"
Co-sponsored by A&B, had over 100 youth in attendance providing the nation's only youth-lead conference. Relevant information and youthful perspectives were provided to the Denver Mayor's office as well as the President of the United States. This event gave young adults the forum to provide input and possible solutions that would be discussed at the April 4th conference. 

April 4, 2015 "My Brother's Keeper Conference"
Over 100 youth in attendance providing the nation's only youth-lead conference. Relevant information and youthful perspectives were discussed with dignitaries and to the City of Denver's Mayor Michael Hancock to be relayed to the President of the United States' MBK national organization. 

* May 2, 2015 "Girls' Empowerment Workshop" 
Over 150 young girls from grades 1-12 attended our Girls' Empowerment Workshop held at Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Green Valley Ranch. A dozen community members shared experiences with young women of their importance of "self-worth".

May 30-31st, 2015 "A&B's 1st Annual Hustle & Flow Festival" 
Providing over 400 young adults the opportunity to participate in sports and the arts. This 2-day event was held in west Denver and Montbello in hopes to unify the two communities. In-kind support and resources provided by City of Denver, Parks and Recreation, City of Denver Mayor Michael Hancock and Denver Public Safety Youth Programs. Physical sports participation and community outreach provided by: Denver Sheriffs, Denver Fire Department, Denver Police Department and Denver Health Paramedics. 
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Narcy Jackson
Executive Director
Athletics & Beyond
Ph# 303-725-0811

Some of our financial contributors in 2015 include: Daniels Fund, PeyBack Foundation, Denver Public Safety Youth Programs, the Denver Foundation, DAAP, Denver Active 20-30, Wrap-N-Mat, the City of Denver 2A and various individuals and small businesses.

If you are interested in helping financially supporting Athletics & Beyond a 501 (c)(3) organization please go online to Colorado Gives Day.