Carlos owns a clothing line, and he tells us that his sights are set on scaling his business through sheer determination. He knows his family and school can’t afford him the same preparation that’s available to young people his age in more affluent communities, but he’s undeterred.
Meet the Real Assets of The Academy Group
Dominique runs her own radio station and she’s the finance director for a local nonprofit that’s reducing gun violence on Chicago’s South Side. She plans to become a Chief Finance Officer for a Fortune 500 company.
WE BELIEVE HER.
Taofeeq, the son of Nigerian parents who immigrated to America, dreams of becoming a pilot and then plans to own an airline that offers affordable international flights for families of immigrants.
WE BELIEVE HIM, TOO.
We believe that talent is ubiquitous and that all our students will rise to the leadership class. Academy Group graduates are defined by being:
Trail tested, able to analyze with precision, solve problems effectively, communicate & collaborate with ease and lead with integrity.
High performers who manifest excellence and agency at every turn and seek opportunities to demonstrate and refine their skills.
Learners for Life
Curious, independent, and disciplined learners seeking new knowledge, mastery and understanding at every turn.
Drivers who push for goals with a positive sense of self, have clear understanding of the talents that they and their teams possess, forge their own way unafraid to explore new paths, and invent new things.