Train the body and mind to lead from within while staying on the right track.
Train 2 Lead is a non-profit organization targeting under privileged youth and high school student-athletes that gives them a blueprint for obtaining and maintaining leadership skills on and off the field.
We will ensure that student athletes will have access to personalized leadership skills training for their mind and physical training for their body, so that they will be leaders in the classrooms, in their communities, and excel in their prospective sports.
Stats & Data
Being a student-athlete greatly improves African American's chances of getting into college.
Stats for African Americans in college:
23% are student athletes
2.3% are just college students
Once they get into college, African American student- athletes struggle compared to their peers. College is the pinnacle of sports for 95% of student athletes. The five percent who go professional are often not set for life and careers are short and 78% suffer financial distress shortly after retiring from their sport.
Train 2 Lead Core Values
What We Believe In
John "JB" Barnes
John's vision is to give back to those less fortunate and provide better opportunities for student-athletes to become their best at their craft at every level.