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News & Updates

The Latest Press Releases and Headline News
about The 13th Man.

March 26, 2022

2020 Rock the Mic Contest Winner
Who Inspires You and Why?
Kenny Owona

December 21, 2021

13th Man Holiday Party

College Park Marriott Conference Center

November 17, 2021

13th Man Podcast:
Mental Health Awareness
Guest Speaker:
Ray Custis  
13th Man Member:
Xzayvion Sparkman

October 13, 2021

13th Man Podcast:
Guest Speakers:
Alton Bell & Ron Baker

July 29, 2021

13th Man Podcast:
The Impact that Programs like The 13th Man have on the Youth
Guest Speakers:
13th Founder, Davon Kelly 
Dr. Judith Kelly 
13th Man Members:
Aaron Williams & Christopher Powell 

May 24, 2021

Dear Mama Poetry Contest Entries
This Mother’s Day tell the world how much your Mother/Grandmother means to you and the impact she had on your life!

May 24, 2021

The Dream Lives On Contest Winners
Let your voice be heard!! The 13th Man invites you to join us as we celebrate Black History Month by participating in our open mic contest!

November 5, 2020

Lunchin with Lisa
Academic Excellence, Community Service, self Development
Featured Guest
13th Founder, Davon Kelly 

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December 1, 2020

The 13th Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

#GivingTuesday is finally here and we need your support to meet our goal!!

The 13th Man has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

May 17, 2018

Press Release:

The 13th Man Hosts Second Annual Charlotte Spring Classic and Announces Registration for their Fourth Annual Summer Classic in Washington, DC.

The second Annual Spring Classic of the 13th Man was held in Charlotte, NC where 33 young men experienced a life-enhancing three-day leadership program. Registration for the Summer Classic to be held at the Greenbelt Marriott is open until June 18.


September 25, 2017

Press Release:

The 13th Man Continues Effort to Transform Lives: Hosts 70 Young Men at Weekend Enrichment Camp at the Greenbelt Marriott and Launches 3rd Charity Golf Outing to Support Programs


The 13th Man will hold its annual Charity Golf Tournament at the Country Club at Woodmore on September 25 to support the annual Summer Classic weekend enrichment camp as well as year-long tutoring and life-enhancing mentoring programs.


July 14, 2017

Press Release:

Walrus Oyster & Ale House, in partnership with the Prince George's Chamber of Commerce awards the 4th Community Leadership Award to the 13th Man Founder E. Davon Kelly for his charitable work in the Prince George's County community.

May 8, 2017

Press Release:

The 13th Man Launches Charlotte Chapter to Empower Young Men through a Unique Sports and Mentoring Leadership Program The 13th Man spreads its message of empowerment, development, and leadership engagement to Charlotte, NC. The 13th Man launched the Charlotte Chapter in April at the Charlotte Renaissance Hotel in South Park.


CHARLOTTE, NC, May 08, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Nineteen young men will become the charter members of the Charlotte,NC Chapter of The 13thMan, a national program created to elevate the lives of young men through empowerment, development,and leadership engagements


July 28, 2016

Press Release:

Entrepreneur E. Davon Kelly Challenged 45 Young Men to take on the Mantle of Leadership during the Second Annual 13th Man Summer Classic


The Summer Classic Leadership and Empowerment Camp was held for 2.5 days at the Greenbelt Marriott where 45 young men focused on life skills and activities that encourage them to be accountable for their actions and decisions, now!

September 25, 2017

Press Release:

Forty-Two Young Leaders were Inducted into The 13th Man at the Inaugural Summer Classic where Entrepreneur E. Davon Kelly Announced a Matching Savings Program for Participants


Kelly kicked off nonprofit, the 13th Man, at a leadership development event (July 22-25). Sixteen business men and women shared their wisdom with the 42 participants, including financial responsibility, deportment and conflict resolution.

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