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4 10, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Juwan Thompson

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The first Alumni Spotlight for the month of October is Juwan Thompson. He is currently a graduate student at Syracuse University while at the same time working for Taylor Global Inc.  AND he is an inaugural recipient of the Taylor Fellowship Program at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Graduate Public Relations Program at

20 09, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Kaitlin Martin

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This month’s Alumni Spotlight features Kaitlin Martin, who shares about her leadership journey and the skills acquired from 21st Century Leaders that helped her excel in her leadership roles. She currently works as a Business Analyst at MarketSource, and is a graduate of Northview High School (2009) and of Georgia State University (2013). Here is

16 08, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Nicholas Jones

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Nicholas Jones who works for Eaton as a VAVE engineer is a graduate of Fort Valley State University (2014) with a Bachelor of Science degree in mathematics and of Georgia Institute of Technology (2017) with a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering. He is a graduate of Southwest High School (2012). Nicholas says that

14 08, 2018

Youth Ambassador Starts Nonprofit, Donates to 21CL

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 21st Century Leaders' Youth Ambassador Gautam Desai (Class of 2020, Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science & Technology), is modeling the way of service-oriented leadership with his non-profit Kids for Chess. He founded his organization in the spring and this summer hosted its first chess camp for elementary and middle school students. Through Kids for Chess,

19 07, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Allante’ Collier

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Allante’ Collier  is a graduate of  Kennesaw State University (2017) with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Engineering Technology. As a 21st Century Leaders student, Allante' attended  Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science and Technology in Gwinnett county when she participated in  one of our summer leadership institutes in summer 2011. She attended Leadership Plugged-In

21 06, 2018

Alumni Spotlight: Jasmine Judge

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Jasmine Judge is a graduate of Grayson High School (2013) and Duke University (2017). As a 21st Century Leaders student she participated in three summer institutes;  Summer Leadership Institute @ Georgia Southern, EarthCare @ Berry College and G5 @ Emory University (now know as SYLI).  After meeting professionals in a variety of career fields including the brain behind

24 05, 2018

Alumni Spotlight Update: Manny Elsar, Jr

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Manny Elsar, Jr., who works for The Coca-Cola Company, is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in Economics & International Affairs with a minor in Spanish. He graduated from Etowah High School in 2013. Manny took the lessons from his time in 21CL into many new opportunities where he could grow

20 05, 2018

2017-2018 Youth Leadership Team Celebrates Year

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Congratulations to our 2017-2018 Youth Leadership Team for a successful year of leadership, service, and impact! On Saturday, May 12th, 2018 they closed out their year with one final meeting at Nelson, Mullins, Riley & Scarborough (our gracious host for monthly meetings) in Atlantic Station, to celebrate all the team has done. The 42 members

12 05, 2018

2018 Let Youth Voices Be Heard

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"Let Youth Voices Be Heard: 2017-2018 Senior Edition" 21st Century Leaders student-led, student-published online publication May 2018 Behind the cover, you'll find advice from 21CL students, highlights of 21CL's year-round leadership training programs, and a senior send-off featuring the Class of 2018, all produced by 21st Century Leaders' 2017-2018 21CL Youth Leadership Council Publication

19 04, 2018

Alumni Spotlight, Khari Arnold

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April's 21CL Alumni Spotlight is Khari Arnold, a graduate of Westlake High School and Howard University, who currently works at Turner as a Senior Producer of NBA.com. Khari recently reengaged with 21CL by giving back as a volunteer by helping read and review our recent student applications. The same application he went through just a