TBF offers older teens tools for
building a fulfilling adult life
Sports Careers and Summer GLAM interns were paid by Memphis MPLOY while participating in these two life skills programs. Young men took part in sessions and field trips to explore sports industry professions.
Young ladies in the Summer GLAM internship learned life skills focused on leadership and supporting personal development.
Both programs reflect our commitment to partner and collaborate with community organizations and national partners. By doing so, we give young people access to relevant viewpoints and exposure to concepts that matter. In the end, they understand the impact of choices and leave with tools for making smart decisions.
Our information-rich programs prepare youth to become successful adults.
We provide outlets for mentoring. Positive role models and enlightening experiences offer youth the chance to receive good information about being responsible adults. This investment in their future will pay off as they make important decisions – some that can positively or negatively change their lives forever.
We help youth grow in self-esteem which plays a big part in overall well-being. When youth understand and appreciate their uniqueness, finding their place in the world can be a gratifying exploration that is not so overwhelming. This positive approach to life leads to good emotional health which is a major driver of health overall.
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE MANY DISTINGUISHED KNOWLEDGE CONTRIBUTORS WHO HAVE MADE OUR INTERNSHIPS AN ENLIGHTENING EXPERIENCE.
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Levi Frazier – Playwright, author and co-founder of Blues City Cultural Center, author of Man Up! and stage production Big TEN (book and play featured during program)
John Prater – Praters Sports Flooring, Chattanooga, TN
Dr. Gail Hayes – Author of The Conduct of Kings, Raleigh, NC
Memphis Red Birds Operations Tour
Samuel Edwards – Sports Photography
Zebulum Rushing – Haberdasher, James Davis Clothing Store
Roby Williams – CEO, Black Business Association
FedEx Forum Operations Tour
Tony Banks – Methodist LeBonheur Healthcare
Larry Robinson – R & R Sports
Justin Broddie – ALSAC/St. Jude Sports Marketing
Tim Green – The Dividend
Arian Green – Playvision App Developer, Cincinnati, OH
Thomas Walker – Civic Responsibility
Jon Marshall – Sports News Personality
Willie Gregory – Nike Distribution Center
Patrick O’Connor – Duncan-Williams Investments
Elliott Perry – Art Collecting
Steven Jackson – Personal Banking, Regions Bank
Chef Phillip Dewayne – Executive Chef/ Caterer (Catering for Athletes)
Robert Anderson – Professional Sports Team Attorney, LA Lakers, Los Angeles
Justin Maclin – Author, HUSTLE – Having Unlimited Success Through Life-changing Experiences, Los Angeles
Aryen Moore Alston Food Network Award-winning chef, owner Sweet Potato Baby catering
Gabrielle Christina Hayes, A Young Author – Advocate for Nonbullying and Teen Self Awareness – Raleigh, NC (featured author)
Dr. Gail Hayes, Founder of Handle Your Business Girl Empowerment Zone, Author, Motivational Speaker – Raleigh, NC (featured author)
Jennifer McDaniel, CEO of Worthy of Health, Professional Life Coach – Houston, TX
Sandra Ferrell, Executive Director, Lisieux Community – Advocates for Women Survivors of Human Trafficking
Dr. Angela Watson, Internal Medicine
Dr. Rosalyn Nichols, Founder of A More Excellent Way, Inc., Pastor Freedom’s Chapel DOC Church – Memphis, TN
Kathy Cowan, Quilt Maker, Seamstress
Barbara Cole, Quilt Maker, Seamstress
Carolyn Hardy, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist, Community Investor, Author of Look Up! (Featured reading)
Nancy Wells, Community Development Officer, Paragon Bank
Latrivia Nelson, Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur
Jackie Oselen, Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Yoga Teacher & Wellness Advocate
Tami Sawyer, Shelby County Commissioner
Memphis Light Gas Water, hosted by Beverly Perkins, Corporate Social Responsibility
Angela Hudson, NP, Nurse Practitioner
Kelli Cook, Television News Personality
Audrey Okhiria, Investment Counselor – Regions Bank