Young adults who had mentors as kids are 55% more likely to be enrolled in college, and more than twice as likely to say they held a leadership position in a club or sports team. Role models like you give them a clear vision for their future.
As humans, our brains “wire” and develop around the relationships we are in. As youth enter high school, transitioning into the home stretch of their childhood, a strong relationship with a safe adult has the power to propel them through an often vulnerable time in their life. To learn more, check out the report from the National Mentoring Partnership, “The Mentoring Effect.”