Vashti School of Future Leaders

Meet Our Team

The Vashti School is a vocal advocate for the young people today. Our mission is to teach Love of God, Love of self and Love for others.

Our Outreach team needs your help immediately. We need caring mentors with the time to share their expertise and who have a desire to give back to the community.


Rev. Paul McClendon

2015 Committee Chair

Statistics provided by:*Public/Private Ventures study of Big Brothers Big Sisters.*The Mentoring Effect, 2014 * The Role of Risk, 2013


lead out loud young men's mentoring program

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Danielle K. Washington MSW, LCSW

2018 Committee Chair

Renau Daniels

2017 Committee Chair

  • 46% less likely than their peers to start using illegal drugs 
  • 27% less likely to start drinking
  • Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52% less likely than their peers to skip a day of school 

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The Vashti School of Future Leaders is an oasis of love and hope for the community. Our Focus is to nurture the spiritual and strengthen the mental development of our youth.

Our Mission

Hope in Action - the benefits of mentoring


Con. Donald Payne Jr

2014 Committee Chair

  • 37% less likely to skip a class.
  • Young adults who face an opportunity gap but have a mentor are 55% more likely to be enrolled in college than those who did not have a mentor. 
  • Young adults who face an opportunity gap but have a mentor are: 81% more likely to participate regularly in sports or extracurricular activities than those who do not.
Rakia Reynolds

2016 Committee Chair

​​Lead out Loud Young Men's Leadership Program


The Vashti School is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, geared to assist in the development of young women. Due to an overwhelming demand for our independent mentoring programs, we have decided to continue our commitment to mentoring and begin a male component to Lead out Loud.