Arizona State University Student – Class of 2017

“Before Be a Leader, I wasn’t exactly sure of what I wanted to do with my degree in educational studies. I now know that I want to use my degree to help my community. Since my first day with the organization, I’ve been impressed by their professionalism and dedication to their students. It’s amazing to see a group of people come together to help us future leaders be successful! The curriculum used for the college program is extremely helpful and the workshops have allowed me to connect with other college students who have now become my support system!”

Senior Boot Camp Program Participant  – Yale University Class of 2021

“After nearly four years with Be A Leader, I can proudly say that this is the only program that has sufficiently prepared me for college. By supporting me through the college application process and by providing the mentorship I needed throughout the years, I was given the confidence to believe that I could go to college and become the first in my family to do so.

Be A Leader Club Student (Freshman) – Maryvale High School

“Being a part of the Be A Leader Club on my campus has helped me in so many ways! The club has helped me learn about the importance of community service for college and scholarship applications. As the future president of the Be A leader Club on my campus, I look forward to finding new ways to engage more members and get them excited about college.”

BLIH Student Sophomore – Franklin Fire & Police Academy

“I have been attending the Be A Leader Foundation’s monthly workshops since I was in 7th grade. I am now a sophomore in high school with a 4.0 GPA also involved in JROTC and STUGO. I’m interested in becoming a neurologist and my favorite thing about Be A Leader is meeting new people.

Rosa Menjivar – Be A Leader Parent

“The Be A Leader Foundation plays an important role in our daughters’ ability to pursue a higher education and grow as leaders. We participate in Be A Leader’s parent program because we believe that active parenting is key to the development and academic success of our children.”

V-Club Student (8th Grade) – Imagine Desert West

“The V-Club program puts us ahead of the game in terms of college and prepares us for it. I like how the program helps us become a better person for the future, and a wiser person. The staff is the best at keeping us motivated. They’re amazing!”

BLIE Student (7th Grade) – Sunland Elementary

“I have learned a lot from the BLIE program! It helped me realize that I could be myself and taught me what it meant to be a leader and how that would help me help my family.  I was a little shy at first but the program helped me get over it and taught me what I needed to do to get to college.” 

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