Smart, Talented And Resilient youth ages 12-18 who create solutions to improve our communities. We are the next generation of servant leaders.


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    STARS & AARP See Harriet

    I'm A Star teen servant leaders met with members of AARP for an intergenerational movie date to see the movie Harriet. STAR students represented eight "risk takers" in black history and shared facts about them with seniors before watching the film.

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    9th Annual Let's Move Jacksonville

    I'm A Star teen servant leaders plan this healthy food and fitness event each year. Hundreds of Jacksonville residents, including children, community influencers, city leaders and senior citizens came out for a fun day in the park to end childhood obesity. 

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    STARS Host Mock Election with Elected Officials

    I'm A Star Summer Leadership Academy middle school students gave speeches in mock campaigns for mayor, sheriff, city council and school board. Elected officials casted their votes!  

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    U.S. Senator (Fl) Marco Rubio to STARS

    I'm A Star teen servant leaders invited their U.S. Senator for Florida Marco Rubio to the 2019 Leader to Leader Summit He produced this message, showing support for the STARS. 

  • STARS Host 2019 Leader to Leader Summit

    I'm A Star students invited city, state and national leaders to collaborate on solutions to crime, bullying and transforming disengaged students into leaders.  

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    100 STARS Teen Development Center

    City Council takes a step toward building Teen Development Center in NW Jax. In partnership with the City of Jacksonville, I’m A Star Foundation and 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. will provide youth programming and staffing. 

  • Youth Homeless Numbers


    Action News Jax learned the number of homeless children in Jacksonville is down. They contacted I'm A Star Foundation as a leader in the fight to end student homelessness. Our teen servant leaders shared their thoughts on the challenges these kids face, and why they're committed to providing help.  

“It was the students of Jacksonville that left a lasting impression on me… their determination, their focus, their motivation to improve the health of their communities.” 

-19th U.S. Surgeon General

Dr. Vivek Murthy



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