D-ONE is a ONE-of-a-kind program that helps young men and aspiring pro athletes meet their full potential. The mentor program matches promising students with inspiring mentors that will help pave the way for more fulfilling and successful futures.
Identify your financial, career and personal goals with your peers and mentors. Discuss how to achieve your goals, identify resources to draw upon, and establish a personal plan to achieve them.
LIFE AFTER SPORTS
Learn what it’s like to work in business, government, and nonprofits, and the importance of networking. Learn how to start building a resume now and what employers and investors seek in potential partners.
Learn from current and former pros about lifetime earnings potential, with and without a college degree. Understand the role of credit in your financial future and how to achieve your short-term and long-term financial goals.
Identify leaders you admire, what qualities make them a great leader, and what qualities of leadership you recognize in yourself. Learn how you can lead in your family, your school, and your community?
RESPECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS
Learn how to handle yourself in unfamiliar social circles and situations, the importance of first impressions, business etiquette, personal etiquette and effective interpersonal communications.
Discuss the importance of giving back in your community to uplift others.