THE LEADER IN YOUTH PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING

THE LEADER IN YOUTH PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

AND LEADERSHIP TRAINING

GROWING LEADERS OF TOMORROW

Gentlemen By Choice confronts the pressing challenges of young men, especially minorities, offering transformative personal development coaching and essential Leadership, Image, Financial Literacy, and Etiquette (L.I.F.E.) skills training. We empower participants to become leaders and positive role models, reshaping their futures and communities. Your support is critical to breaking cycles of adversity and catalyzing enduring change.

GROWING LEADERS OF TOMORROW

Gentlemen By Choice confronts the pressing challenges of young men, especially minorities, offering transformative personal development coaching and essential Leadership, Image, Financial Literacy, and Etiquette (L.I.F.E.) skills training. We empower participants to become leaders and positive role models, reshaping their futures and communities. Your support is critical to breaking cycles of adversity and catalyzing enduring change.

LEADERSHIP,

IMAGE,

FINANCE &

ETIQUETTE

(L.I.F.E)

SKILLS

LEADERSHIP, IMAGE, FINANCE & ETIQUETTE (L.I.F.E) SKILLS

ABOUT US

ABOUT US

Mission

Gentlemen By Choice Community Development Corporation’s vision is to educate, equip, and empower youth to exceed the complex demands of an ever-changing world.

Vision

Gentlemen By Choice’s primary mission is "developing tomorrow’s leaders today." The secondary mission is to revolutionize youth mentorship by intentionally raising organizational standards and delivering a high-quality program that provides youth substance, strategies, and practices that will prepare them for the 21 Century workforce and social engagement.

Vision

Gentlemen By Choice

Community Development

Corporation’s vision is to

educate, equip, and empower

youth to exceed the complex

demands of an ever-changing

world.

Mission

Gentlemen By Choice’s primary

mission is "developing

tomorrow’s leaders today."

The secondary mission is to

revolutionize youth mentorship

by intentionally raising

organizational standards and

delivering a high-quality

program that provides youth

substance, strategies, and

practices that will prepare them

for the 21 Century workforce and

social engagement.

Empowering Tomorrow's Innovators: Shaping Resilient, Confident Youth"

GBC's school partnerships foster youth growth, enhancing resilience, self-confidence, and personal awareness for a more empowered and successful future

Empowering

Tomorrow's

Innovators:

Shaping

Resilient,

Confident Youth

GBC's school partnerships foster

youth growth, enhancing

resilience, self-confidence, and

personal awareness for a more

empowered and successful future

EDUCATE

Fostering education improvement by transforming mindsets, not through academic services, but through empowering personal development.

EQUIP

Ignite youth potential with vital life skills, leadership training, and diverse paths for robust personal and professional growth.

EMPOWER

Empowering youth with leadership skills: Critical thinking, decision-making, communication, emotional intelligence, and self-motivation.

EDUCATE

Fostering education improvement by transforming mindsets, not through academic services, but through empowering personal development.

EQUIP

Ignite youth potential with vital life skills, leadership training, and diverse paths for robust personal and professional growth.

EMPOWER

Empowering youth with leadership skills: Critical thinking, decision-making, communication, emotional intelligence, and self-motivation.

Shaping Exceptional Futures

GBC: Revolutionizing Youth Empowerment

with Distinctive Mentoring

Tailored Guidance in Leadership, Image, Finance, and Etiquette for Unparalleled Personal and Community Growth.

Shaping Exceptional Futures

GBC: Revolutionizing Youth Empowerment

with Distinctive Mentoring


Tailored Guidance in Leadership, Image, Finance, and Etiquette for Unparalleled Personal and Community Growth.

Inspiring young individuals to become self-assured and motivated learners.

GBC provides personalized assistance through our Learning Centers, Summer Enrichment Academies, and Vocational Academy.

Inspiring young

individuals to

become self-

assured and

motivated learners.

GBC provides personalized

assistance through our

Learning Centers, Summer

Enrichment Academies, and

Vocational Academy.

HISTORY

2014 - 2017:​

- Founded by educators Richard Jack III and Antanus Pullum.​

- Officially became a 501c3 nonprofit.​

- Expanded to serve youth and families in Hawaii and Washington.​

- Launched Ladies by Choice for young ladies in Hawaii and Southern Nevada.

​- Expanded to South Central Los Angeles.​2018:


- Increased footprint in Las Vegas.

- Served 5 schools, reaching more than 150 youth.​

- Introduced the Ladies By Choice program in the Clark County School District.

​2019:

- Introduced Ty’s Place, a safe space for youth.

- Became a central hub for partner organizations, offering training and services to youth.​

2020 - 2021:

- Turned locations into Learning Hubs during the National Pandemic.

- Provided virtual mentoring during COVID-19.​

2022:

- Resumed mentoring services, serving 200 youth weekly across 5 schools.

- Added a Personal Development Curriculum and one-on-one coaching to youth services.​

2023:

- Expanded services into Middle Schools, serving 4 Elementary Schools and 1 Middle School.

- Served over 230 students weekly for 14 weeks, reaching even more young minds.

HISTORY

2014 - 2017:​

- Founded by educators Richard Jack III and Antanus Pullum.​

- Officially became a 501c3 nonprofit.​

- Expanded to serve youth and families in Hawaii and Washington.​

- Launched Ladies by Choice for young ladies in Hawaii and Southern Nevada.

​- Expanded to South Central Los Angeles.​2018:


- Increased footprint in Las Vegas.

- Served 5 schools, reaching more than 150 youth.​

- Introduced the Ladies By Choice program in the Clark County School District.

​2019:

- Introduced Ty’s Place, a safe space for youth.

- Became a central hub for partner organizations, offering training and services to youth.​

2020 - 2021:

- Turned locations into Learning Hubs during the National Pandemic.

- Provided virtual mentoring during COVID-19.​

2022:

- Resumed mentoring services, serving 200 youth weekly across 5 schools.

- Added a Personal Development Curriculum and one-on-one coaching to youth services.​

2023:

- Expanded services into Middle Schools, serving 4 Elementary Schools and 1 Middle School.

- Served over 230 students weekly for 14 weeks, reaching even more young minds.

Letter From The

Founders

Dear Esteemed Parents,

I trust this message finds you well. I am sincerely grateful for your unwavering support and enthusiasm for Gentlemen By Choice. Your commitment to nurturing the next generation of leaders is commendable, and we are humbled by your trust in our mission.

As we continue to grow and evolve, we understand the pressing need for our services to expand alongside the ever-increasing demand. Our capacity to serve our remarkable youth is primarily through schools, where we have made a significant impact.

However, I am delighted to share that we are diligently working towards a new chapter in our journey. In early 2024, we have plans to establish services at Gentlemen By Choice, located at 1016 W. Owens, Las Vegas 89106. This expansion will enable us to reach even more young minds and create a nurturing environment that fosters growth, leadership, and empowerment.

Your enduring interest and continued support are the pillars that drive our organization forward. Your belief in our mission is a testament to the positive change we aim to bring to the lives of our youth. Mentoring is not just a task for us; it is our profession, passion, and commitment.

As we work towards this exciting new endeavor, we will keep you updated on our progress and eagerly anticipate your involvement in shaping the future of Gentlemen By Choice. Together, we are sowing the seeds of greatness in our youth, and we couldn't be more thrilled to have you as a part of this journey.

Thank you for your unwavering dedication, and we look forward to the incredible impact we will create together in the coming year.

With deepest gratitude and warm regards,

Richard Jack IIICo-FounderGentlemen By Choice

Letter From The Founders

Dear Esteemed Parents,

I trust this message finds you well. I am sincerely grateful for your unwavering support and enthusiasm for Gentlemen By Choice. Your commitment to nurturing the next generation of leaders is commendable, and we are humbled by your trust in our mission.

As we continue to grow and evolve, we understand the pressing need for our services to expand alongside the ever-increasing demand. Our capacity to serve our remarkable youth is primarily through schools, where we have made a significant impact.

However, I am delighted to share that we are diligently working towards a new chapter in our journey. In early 2024, we have plans to establish services at Gentlemen By Choice, located at 1016 W. Owens, Las Vegas 89106. This expansion will enable us to reach even more young minds and create a nurturing environment that fosters growth, leadership, and empowerment.

Your enduring interest and continued support are the pillars that drive our organization forward. Your belief in our mission is a testament to the positive change we aim to bring to the lives of our youth. Mentoring is not just a task for us; it is our profession, passion, and commitment.

As we work towards this exciting new endeavor, we will keep you updated on our progress and eagerly anticipate your involvement in shaping the future of Gentlemen By Choice. Together, we are sowing the seeds of greatness in our youth, and we couldn't be more thrilled to have you as a part of this journey.

Thank you for your unwavering dedication, and we look forward to the incredible impact we will create together in the coming year.

With deepest gratitude and warm regards,

Richard Jack III Co-Founder Gentlemen By Choice

OUR PROGRAMS

OUR PROGRAMS

GENTLEMEN

BY CHOICE

GBC launched in response to deficiencies in social and emotional skills among young boys faced with the adverse effects of poverty. GBC’s Youth Personal and Leadership Development Program teaches the habits, attitudes, and mindsets most associated with lifelong success.

LADIES

BY CHOICE

Since its inception, GBC has expanded its services to support young ladies. Ladies by Choice adopts the same skills-based approach as GBC, emphasizing female empowerment and strategies to overcome the obstacles that disproportionately affect young girls.

GENTLEMEN BY CHOICE

GBC launched in response to

deficiencies in social and

emotional skills among young

boys faced with the adverse

effects of poverty. GBC’s Youth

Personal and Leadership

Development Program teaches

the habits, attitudes, and

mindsets most associated with

lifelong success.

LADIES BY CHOICE

Since its inception, GBC has

expanded its services to support

young ladies. Ladies by Choice

adopts the same skills-based

approach as GBC, emphasizing

female empowerment and

strategies to overcome the

obstacles that disproportionately

affect young girls.

PROGRAM PARTNERS

Schools (Clark County School District)

Findlay Middle School

Watson Elementary School

D.L. Dickens Elementary

Jesse D. Scott Elementary

J.E. Manch Elementary School

J.T. McWilliams Elementary

Kathleen & Tim Harney Middle School

Mary & Zel Lowman Elementary

Claude and Stella Parsons Elementary

Ruby Duncan Elementary

PROGRAM PARTNERS

Schools (Clark County School District)

Findlay Middle School

Watson Elementary School

D.L. Dickens Elementary

Jesse D. Scott Elementary

J.E. Manch Elementary School

J.T. McWilliams Elementary

Kathleen & Tim Harney Middle School

Mary & Zel Lowman Elementary

Claude and Stella Parsons Elementary

Ruby Duncan Elementary

YOUR DONATIONS MATTER

Let's unite to make the world a more disciplined, respectful, wise, and financially literate place for our young leaders by imparting them our knowledge and mentorship program. Your donations make our work more effective, and powerful and create more outreach nationwide

PROUD SPONSORS

PROUD SPONSORS

Meet the Team

Richard Jack III

Co-Founder

Chief​ ​Executive​ Officer

Antanus Pullum

Co-Founder

Public Relations Coordinator

Board of Directors

Darrell Evans

Board President

Justin Sueing

Board Member

Savanna Sibley

Board Member

Theodore Miller

Board Member

Ryan Saldanha

Board Member

Antonia Bryant

Board President

YOUR DONATIONS MATTER

Let's unite to make the world a more disciplined, respectful, wise, and financially literate place for our young leaders by imparting them our knowledge and mentorship program. Your donations make our work more effective, and powerful and create more outreach nationwide

Meet the Team

Richard Jack III

Co-Founder

Chief​ ​Executive​ Officer

Antanus Pullum

Co-Founder

Public Relations Coordinator

Board of Directors

Darrell Evans

Board President

Justin Sueing

Board Member

Savanna Sibley

Board Member

Theodore Miller

Board Member

Ryan Saldanha

Board Member

Antonia Bryant

Board President

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Make Your Home a Safe and Happy Place

Creating a safe and happy home is essential for your child's growth and happiness. Here’s how you can do it and why it matters to you and your child. A safe and loving home helps your child feel good and do well. When kids feel secure, they are happier and more confident. They do better in school and have good relationships with friends. Having a happy and healthy child makes family life more enjoyable and rewarding for parents.

Steps to Create a Safe and Happy Home

  • Let Them Share: Encourage your child to talk about their feelings and thoughts. Listen without interrupting or judging them.

  • No Judgment: Show your child that it’s okay to make mistakes. Help them learn from their mistakes instead of criticizing them.

  • Talk Openly: Be honest and open with your child. Make sure they feel comfortable talking to you about anything.

  • Be Supportive: Always be there to help your child. Create a stable and loving environment where they feel supported.

  • Build Trust and Respect: Show your child respect and earn their trust. Respect their feelings and opinions.

Benefits for You and Your Child

  • Happier and Less Stressed: Your child will feel more relaxed and happy. You will feel good seeing your child grow and succeed.

  • Better Communication: You and your child will understand each other better, making your relationship stronger.

  • More Trust and Respect: Both you and your child will feel more valued and respected.

  • Better Problem-Solving: Your child will learn to think critically and solve problems, and you will be able to guide them more effectively.

  • Positive Outcomes

  • Better School Performance: Kids who feel supported at home do better in school and feel less stressed about their studies.

  • Healthy Relationships: Your child will learn to respect and empathize with others, leading to better friendships.

  • More Confidence: A supportive home helps children become more confident and resilient.

  • Happy Family Life: A loving and supportive home creates a joyful and peaceful family atmosphere.


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Promoting Psychological Safety

May 17, 20242 min read

Promoting Psychological Safety

Family Picnic

Make Your Home a Safe and Happy Place

Creating a safe and happy home is essential for your child's growth and happiness. Here’s how you can do it and why it matters to you and your child. A safe and loving home helps your child feel good and do well. When kids feel secure, they are happier and more confident. They do better in school and have good relationships with friends. Having a happy and healthy child makes family life more enjoyable and rewarding for parents.

Steps to Create a Safe and Happy Home

  • Let Them Share: Encourage your child to talk about their feelings and thoughts. Listen without interrupting or judging them.

  • No Judgment: Show your child that it’s okay to make mistakes. Help them learn from their mistakes instead of criticizing them.

  • Talk Openly: Be honest and open with your child. Make sure they feel comfortable talking to you about anything.

  • Be Supportive: Always be there to help your child. Create a stable and loving environment where they feel supported.

  • Build Trust and Respect: Show your child respect and earn their trust. Respect their feelings and opinions.

Benefits for You and Your Child

  • Happier and Less Stressed: Your child will feel more relaxed and happy. You will feel good seeing your child grow and succeed.

  • Better Communication: You and your child will understand each other better, making your relationship stronger.

  • More Trust and Respect: Both you and your child will feel more valued and respected.

  • Better Problem-Solving: Your child will learn to think critically and solve problems, and you will be able to guide them more effectively.

  • Positive Outcomes

  • Better School Performance: Kids who feel supported at home do better in school and feel less stressed about their studies.

  • Healthy Relationships: Your child will learn to respect and empathize with others, leading to better friendships.

  • More Confidence: A supportive home helps children become more confident and resilient.

  • Happy Family Life: A loving and supportive home creates a joyful and peaceful family atmosphere.


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CONTACT

Reach out via our website or any of our public contact information to talk to us..

REGISTER

Register your school via our portal that will be sent to your email upon contacting us.

SCHEDULE

We set a convenient time for our program to work for the students and teachers.

ENROLL IN OUR PROGRAM

- For Schools

CONTACT

Reach out via our website or any of our public contact information to talk to us..

REGISTER

Register your school via our portal that will be sent to your email upon contacting us.

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As we educate, equip, and empower youth to overcome the odds, break generational cycles, and become the successful leaders of

tomorrow.

As we educate, equip, and empower youth to overcome the odds, break generational cycles, and become the successful leaders of

tomorrow.

1016 W Owens Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106 [email protected]
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1016 W Owens Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89106 [email protected]
| 702-969-8203


2021 Copyright - All rights reserved - Gentlemen By Choice