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AN ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR YOUNG MEN 12 -17

13th Man Member Zion Golden – shows off his golf skills at the 2nd Annual 100 Black Men Golf Event, October 20, 2017 at Marlton Golf Club, Upper Marlboro MD.

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For a young man, being a part of a team is bigger than the sport. The team provides a support system that includes teammates, coaches and fans, all of whom encourage and cheer for the player’s success. More importantly, it is a constructive use of after-school time. For example, a basketball team is comprised of twelve players: five starters and seven other players – some who will warm the bench all season. But at least they are on the bench instead of sitting on the sidelines!

 

Then, there’s the 13th man who has decent skills, has practiced all year, goes through final cuts – and does not make the team. Or the potential 13th man who does not even try out for the team content to sit on the sidelines, believing that he wouldn’t have been selected, even if he had tried.

What does 'he' do from 3:30 to 5:30?
Where does 'he' go?

Who provides the support needed to develop the 13th man?

 

The 13th Man is a mentoring organization that catapults potential side-liners into superstars! The founder of the 13th Man, E. Davon Kelly, attributes his success in business and in life to the many lessons that he learned while playing and coaching basketball.

 

Mentors from both sports and the business community will create an environment where character and leadership development are as important to the 13th Man as honing their basketball or other intramural skills.

Monday Tutoring | 6pm-8  pm

Saturday Tutoring  | 9am-11 am

 

Saturday November 11, 2017

Bowie State University Student Leadership Conference 9am-5pm (DC Chapter)

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Community Service Outreach-
Project Give Back 6:30 AM - 10 AM

 

Saturday, December 2 , 2017

Samaritan Feet Community Outreach 9:30am -12:00pm (CLT Chapter)

 

Saturday, December 9, 2017

13th Man College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop 11am- (DC Chapter)

 

Thursday, December 14, 2017

13th Man Holiday Party- Landover, MD 7:00pm-10:00pm (dc chapter)

 

Saturday, February 10, 2017

Samaritan Feet Community Outreach 9:30am -12:00pm (CLT Chapter)

 

Friday-Sunday, April 27-29, 2018
Charlotte Spring Classics

 

Wednesday-Saturday, July 25-28, 2018 
DC Summer Classics

 

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 “I learned so much at the camp including how to manage my finances and how to be a man. I loved the hotel, food, game truck, and everything!”

Khalil, Age 16

 “Why Me? Why Now? Why Not!”

It taught me so many ways to enter manhood and stay on the path towards success.  I learned how to provide a firm handshake, how to tie a tie, how to budget, and how to save money.  This is a great program for others to experience.

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The 13th Man Charlotte Chapter

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"For a young man, being a part of a team is bigger than the sport."

 

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