Athletes for Education Mission Statement
Athletes for Education (AFE) is a 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) non-profit organization comprised of current and former professional athletes, entertainers, business and community leaders developed to help youth help themselves by providing support and mentorship.
AFE encourages youth to reach life goals by developing self-confidence, self-esteem, teamwork, and discipline. Our mentorship programs and events support and reward at-risk youth from disadvantaged areas, with the goal of establishing lasting life skills, that act as an investment in our youth and community.
AFE’s mentorship programs are designed to work in collaboration with schools and other non-profit organizations to teach life skills and team building exercises designed to improve literacy, school attendance, and excellent citizenship, as well as promote healthy lifestyles.
- Teach team work, discipline and life skills
- Embracing health and Wellness
- Appreciation for rewards associated with efforts
- Meeting goals by building self-confidence