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Youth success after 1.5 years of consistent mentoring

Legacy Driven is a calling for the benefit of our children!

Founded in 2018 by LaMonte Leath, Legacy Driven Foundation, Inc. (LDF) is an organization that provides mentorship and academic support to 4th-12th grade students in Title 1 school districts (primarily Gwinnett County, GA) & other underserved communities, helping youth overcome emotional, educational, economical, and societal obstacles to achieve independent success.

* Our headquarters is Partee ES in Snellville, GA. The movement began in 2018 with principal Dr. Kelli McCain. Current principal, Mrs. Jennifer Clowers and LDF continue to move the needle forward impacting our youth through Faith & Action!

Read a special reference letter from Mrs. Jennifer Clowers, principal of Partee ES (HQ) in Snellville, GA by clicking HERE.

Mailing Address:
Legacy Driven Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 390872, Snellville, GA 30039
EIN: 85-3595984

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The Investments of a Mother and Community!
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Some Benefits of Mentoring

  • Increased high school graduation rates & lower high school dropout rates
  • The US Department of Education reports that while 83% of high school students graduate, dropping out is still a big concern for minority students and those in underserved communities.
  • Healthier relationships and lifestyle choices
  • Higher college enrollment rates and higher educational aspirations
  • Enhanced faith, self-esteem and self-confidence
  • Improved behavior, both at home and at school
  • Stronger relationships with parents, teachers, and peers
  • Decreased likelihood of initiating drug and alcohol use

How quality mentoring relationships benefit youth?

  • Socio-Emotional, Cognitive, and Identity Development Benefits: During interactions with youth, mentors can challenge negative assumptions that young people hold of themselves and help them better regulate emotions, problem-solve, develop coping skills and envision a more positive present & future.
  • Resilience: Mentors can function as protective influences for youth, helping them to identify and use their strengths to overcome challenges.
  • Positive Youth Development: Mentoring provides a milieu for young people to acquire and practice assets associated with positive youth development, including caring, competence, confidence, connection, character, faith, contribution.
  • Prevention of Behaviors Linked to Delinquency: In research on outcomes, youth matched with mentors were less likely to initiate drug and alcohol use, less likely to hit someone, had better peer and parent relationships, and were less likely to skip school than a control group of youth still on a waiting list to receive mentoring services.
  • Envisioning Future Achievement in Education: In school-based mentoring programs, youth were more likely to envision a future attending college than the control group of youth on the mentoring program’s waiting list.