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FLYE Receives a WeWork Creator Award

FLYE Receives a WeWork Creator Award

(Washington, DC) - On Tuesday, FLYE's Executive Director, Cortni Grange was featured during the first ever WeWork Creator Awards. Washington, DC. got to be the first city in the launch and $1.5 million was given during this inaugural event. Four days prior to the Creator Awards an incredible friend of FLYE, Alex Colby got the [...]
FLYE Seniors receive prom tuxedos from John Wall’s Family Foundation

FLYE Seniors receive prom tuxedos from John Wall’s Family Foundation

(Washington, DC) - The John Wall Family Foundation​ partnered with Sean John Clothing ​to present Fitted. Washington Wizards guard John Wall ​joined 10 high school seniors from high schools in the Washington, D.C. area while they were being styled and fitted with tuxedos for their prom courtesy of Sean John. Wall used the time to [...]
Young Athletes Get a Chance to FLYE

Young Athletes Get a Chance to FLYE

Countless talented high school football and basketball players dream of making it to the professional leagues, nonetheless, according to the NCAA, only 0.08% make it to the NFL while an equally disappointing 0.03% make it to the NBA. These statistics motivated Cortni Grange and Sam Sesay, the founders of FLYE (Future Leaders and Young Entrepreneurs), […]

Wizards To Hold Panel For High Schoolers In Honor Of MLK Day

An old Wizards photo, but they’re winners off the court for their community service on Monday. Photo by Joseph Glorioso The Washington Wizards plan to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday not just by (hopefully) beating the Philadelphia 76ers, but with an interactive panel for high school students. The panel, according to a […]

Wizards’ John Wall outfits four local high school seniors for prom

Wizards’ John Wall outfits four local high school seniors for prom

Wizards point guard and aspiring NBA fashion icon John Wall partnered with Sean John to outfit four Eleanor Roosevelt seniors with tuxedos for their May 22 prom. The four students are members of Future Leaders and Young Entrepreneurs (FLYE), a nonprofit organization that “equips minority males with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed in any arena of […]

New program teaches Eleanor Roosevelt athletes to ‘FLYE’ right

New program teaches Eleanor Roosevelt athletes to ‘FLYE’ right

Originally published on Gazette.net (Maryland Community News). Written by Jamie Anfenson-­Comeau A pair of Eleanor Roosevelt High School alumni are hoping to teach students at their Greenbelt alma mater how to succeed by learning to “FLYE” right. Sam Sesay, 30, of Bowie and Cortni Grange, 29, of Takoma Park have created the nonprofit Future Leaders and […]

John Wall, Sean John Partner to Outfit HS Seniors For Prom

John Wall, Sean John Partner to Outfit HS Seniors For Prom

Washington, D.C. Washington Wizards guard John Wall has partnered with Sean John to outfit four high school seniors from Eleanor Roosevelt Senior High School with tuxedos for their prom which will take place on May 22. The participating students are part of Future Leaders & Young Entrepreneurs organization (FLYE). FLYE is a nonprofit organization that […]

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