Jabari Walters, a graduate of Edna Karr High School in New Orleans, is now studying construction management at Louisiana State University.

Here’s What Not to Do During Your Freshman Year of College

by Jabari Walters

If I had the chance to talk with myself a year ago—a high school senior about to become a college freshman—here are some things I...

They Told Me I Wouldn’t Succeed and I Listened. Thankfully, Someone Disagreed.

by Jabari Walters

For most of my life, I never thought I would leave New Orleans or go to college. But my teachers saw things in me that...


I believe all children can learn and achieve.
I believe we owe it to them to provide supportive learning opportunities and the chance to go to college.