black graduation

Watch the video below with a youth(s), then use the questions below to have a mentoring conversation with them.

  1. What academic honor did Deonte earn?
  2. What challenges did he have to overcome?
  3. How does his story inspire you?
  4. Do you think that it is possible for you to have the same kind of success in school that Deonte had? Why or why not?
  5. What will you have to do to have this kind of success in school? What will you have to change?
  6. What is the advantage of graduating high school with honors? (more opportunities - scholarships and college)