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Author: Omari Pearson

2017-18 Connecticut High School Athletic Association Young Men and Women of Color Conference

What a fantastic time in Connecticut with CAS/CASIAC (Connecticut Association of School).  Kids from several schools met December 14th at Sage Park Middle School to discuss leadership and explore their dreams by creating a plan of how they will attain them.  Special thanks to Karissa Niehoff, Jennifer Buckley, Principal Cavaliere, and Jennifer Wilson for allowing me […]

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Why sow into the KIDS?

I recently had the opportunity to speak to students at CMIT Middle School in Laurel, MD.  Despite only having children in elementary school I immediately agreed.  I truly enjoyed myself, but more importantly I poured into the kids of others so that when my son is in middle school someone will pour positively into him. […]

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College Or…?

For many students like myself.  Your parents have always told you “you are going to college!”  I heard this all my life.  Whether my grandmother (Grana) or my grandfather, I was always told “college was the plan/goal.”  My first week in college I had a rude awaking.  I realized that I focused so much on […]

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John Jay College of Criminal Justice – SEEK Freshman College Students

I recently had the opportunity to speak with freshman students at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.  For many who may be unaware “SEEK stands for Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge. It is the higher education opportunity program at the senior (four year) CUNY colleges. College Discovery(CD) is the higher education opportunity program at the two year CUNY colleges.”  CUNY is […]

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What is Passion to Purpose, LLC?

While visiting middle schools, high schools, and colleges across the U.S. and internationally, P2P’s founder (Omari Pearson) observed that too many students lack access to mentors who can serve as role models to help them nurture their personal and professional goals.  Millions of young people are entering adulthood unprepared for college and careers, missing out […]

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Passion to Purpose, LLC – Omari Pearson – 2017 National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS) National Student Leadership Summit (NSLS)

What a great time at the 2017 National Federation of High School Associations National Student Leadership Summit.  I was blessed to be invited another year.  Thirty-one states represented this year in Indianapolis, IN with over 180 attendees.  The speakers were C.L. Shepherd and Monica Pool Knox and the session leaders were Deb Hult, Dr. Kevin […]

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2017 IHSAA Student Leadership Conference

This year the IHSAA Student Leadership Committee brought students from all over Indiana to Plainfield High School in Plainfield, IN.  With 1,000+ students attending keynote speakers Harvey Alston and Stephen Bargatze engaged them with “Happy” motivation and magic that bewildered the mind yet while leaving everyone in the room smiling.  Passion to Purpose, LLC’s Omari […]

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