About Us

About Us

We are a team of individuals dedicated to improving the lives of our young people by providing them with academic and recreational training programs. The Rise Above Academy program focuses on the development of essential life skills to help them become a valued member of our society. Rise Above Academy helps students and supports working families by providing them with affordable comprehensive developmental programs.

Who We Serve

Rise Above Academy focuses on skill and character development while providing recreational opportunities to empower children and families from under-resourced communities. We aim to equip them with tools that they will need to become successful in life, overall.

Core Programs

Our core programs help our youth to develop the skills, knowledge, and habits required to succeed in life and school. We deliver the following services to our communities.

  • Traveling Basketball Teams for Boys and Girls
  • Basketball Training
  • After School Programs
  • Skill development programs
  • Meal distribution

Our Goals

It is our goal to provide the best for our youth, and with your help, we believe we can achieve that goal. Here’s what we have planned for the future.

  • Seasonal-sports camps
  • Traveling basketball teams established during school breaks.
  • All our programs offered under a single roof of our very own facility

If you believe that our youth deserves the best, then you share the vision of Rise Above Academy.

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What Our Members Say

We cannot express our happiness when we receive positive feedback from the members of our society. Here are a few of them so we can share our joy with you.

We are so grateful that we found you guys, we were struggling to provide opportunities for our child, but thanks to you we now have peace of mind that. Thank you so much.”


Andrea B.

“I’m going to be honest with you all, at first we were having doubts that your team didn’t have the experience because you guys started just last year. But boy did you guys proved me wrong. Highly Recommended”


Thomas G.

“A friend of ours recommended Rise Above Academy to us, and we have been a part of them ever since. They have a highly professional team, and they go above and beyond to help the youth.”


Andrew K.