Empowering Youth Through Education

Meet Some of Our Mentors

Hundreds of volunteers serve as Fulfillment Fund mentors who help support our students on their path to high school graduation and college. Meet four caring, committed and unique mentors.

Name: Nancy Lee
Mentee: Jessica
Neighborhood: Los Angeles
Length of match: 7 months
Favorite outing: "Our first outing to LACMA was great—we saw fantastic exhibits, talked while strolling through the galleries and got to know each other."
Mentoring highlight: "Seeing Jessica become more confident in the short time we've been matched."


David & Amari

Name: David Taylor
Mentee: Amari 
Occupation: Advertising Sales Director
Neighborhood: Los Angeles
Length of match: 1 year
Favorite outing: Hike to the Hollywood sign
Mentoring highlight: "Watching Amari's decision making process come to life is rewarding. He sees that there are endless possibilities to his potential."


Name: Kelli Dow
Mentee: Keoina
Occupation: Senior Manager Risk Management
Neighborhood: Playa del Rey
Length of match: 2 months
Favorite outing: California African American Museum
Mentoring highlight: "It’s great how our relationship is blossoming. Each time we see each other or talk on the phone, we become more comfortable with each other."

Name: Lola! Love
Mentee: Emani
Occupation: Consultant and Coach
Neighborhood: Torrance
Length of match: 5 months
Favorite outing: Griffith Observatory
Mentoring highlight: "Baking gluten-free cakes."


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