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Courtney C. Thomas

Nelson McCoy is one of the most important people in my life. His teachings and life lessons have really made an extreme impact on me. He’s an inspiration, I respect him as a father or brother I never had. Mr. McCoy introduced me to thoughts about attending college and furthering my education and leadership opportunities. […]

Angelina V. Bartley

As a first generation college student, I grew up in a home where college was a topic that was not brought up often. I knew I was going but I had no one steering me in the direction to make sure that I got there. Under Mr. McCoy’s mentoring and leadership I had all the […]

Adrien Williams

I can honestly say that I would not be where I am today if it had not been for the guidance and mentor-ship of Nelson McCoy. I am currently a college graduate working in the labor field with political aspirations. Since meeting Mr. McCoy almost eight years ago, I have been able to focus my ambitions and […]

Lester and Simone’ Beans Parents

Nelson McCoy is a rare individual and the work that he does on behalf of children in Duval county is priceless. Mr. McCoy came into our children’s lives at a pivotal point in their high school career. Our twin daughters were looking for scholarship opportunities and trying to galvanize their decisions regarding their majors. Nelson […]