The  mission of LEGACY (Leadership Empowerment Growth Achievement Comes from our Youth) is to teach urban youth how to handle the responsibilities of being an effective leader in church, family, school, community, and corporate by providing them with the resources and life skills needed to be a leader of today and well into the future.

This month’s youth Richard Jones.  He is an outgoing 8th grader at Hickman Mills Jr. High School.  Richard enjoys Science class because he likes the hands on experience.  He also likes Math because he enjoys working with numbers.

Richard is a tutor with LEGACY.  He tutors children up to sixth grade.  He has been inspired by LEGACY to help other kids to do their best and reach their goals.

When he isn’t tutoring for LEGACY, Richard enjoys drawing, writing, and playing sports such as basketball and football.  He also likes to play video games, such as Call of Duty, Black Ops.

Richard aspires to be a general surgeon or an entrepreneur when he grows up.  He feels that his time with LEGACY is preparing him for his life journey.  It is his feeling that the leaders within LEGACY are giving him the proper guide to achieve and surpass his goals.