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Elijah Canty

February 2023

 

I grew up in a place where most kids don’t take school seriously. The odds were stacked against me. But Coach Bracey helped make me a better person. He taught me how to work hard and believe in myself. 

Since joining Arise, I have become a much better student and I have learned a great deal about football as well. Most importantly, I have learned how to study and to use my time wisely and not procrastinate.  

It wasn’t easy at first. However, I felt supported and Coach Bracey and his team helped me stick with it. My overall GPA my freshman year at Brien Mcmahon High School was 3.8 (high honors). I recently learned that I was accepted to Greenwich Country Day School. 

I can honestly say that never would have happened without all the guidance I received from Coach Bracey.

 

Sincerely,

 

Elijah Canty       Follow:

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Seneca Greenwood 

September 2022

 

To Whom it May Concern:

 

I joined the Arise sports education program in 2022 and I can honestly say it changed my life. Coach Bracey and his team taught me the value of discipline, hard work, and to focus on my academics. Since joining Arise, I have maintained a 3.9 overall GPA and my football skills have improved dramatically. 

Last Fall, based on my success in school and on the football field, I was accepted to Greenwich Country Day School (GCDS). During my first year at GCDS, I was voted vice president of my freshman class, and I have taken the first steps towards getting into a great college.

None of this would have been possible if it weren’t for Coach Bracey and the wonderful people at Arise. They helped me through the entire process and supported and guided me every step of the way. 

I highly recommend Arise for any student-athlete that wants to improve and succeed.

Seneca is Currently 6'3 318 pounds Lineman 

 

Sincerely,

 

Seneca Greenwood 

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Roberto Di Federico

February 2023 



 

To Whom it May Concern:

 

I grew up in a household with two Italian parents who worked really hard and always supported and encouraged me to be a great student. However, when I found out about the Arise program I was amazed. 

Since I joined Arise, I have become a better student and a better athlete. I have maintained a 4.1 GPA (High Honors) at Brien Mcmahon High School. Additionally, I was accepted to St Luke’s School in New Canaan for next fall. 

The Arise program taught how to work hard and never give up on my dreams. I honestly believe that I couldn’t have achieved this level of success without the help of Coach Bracey and the amazing Arise staff. 

I recommend the Arise program to any student-athlete that wants to succeed and improve.

 

Sincerely,

          

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 Yahya Hu 

April 1st 2024

 

To Whom it May Concern:

 

Once I joined Arise everything all around has changed. The workouts that occur during my training with Arise have taken my game to a whole new level, it has gotten me stronger and even faster. Not even that mentally it has helped me to make me understand things easier especially during basketball games. Without Arise I don’t think I would be to the point that I am right now and I am very thankful for the opportunities this organization has given me. I would like to announce be attending Greenwich Country day this fall 2024 as a incoming freshman. 

 

Yahya is Currently 5'10 Point Guard/ Wide Receiver Defensive Back (Football)

 

Sincerely,

 

Yahya Hu

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 Lyla Hu

April 1st 2024

 

To Whom it May Concern:

 

Since I've started working with Bryant I've been able to see changes not only on the court/ track but also in myself. I've learned plenty of new drills that I'll be able to use in my everyday practice schedule. I am also working on strengthening my mind and Bryant helps me do that by pushing me to my limits. Overall, he creates a very good and productive environment that I enjoy being in. I will be attending Greenwich Country day class of 2026. 

 

Sincerely,

 

Lyla Hu

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 Brendan Arroyo 

July 10 2023

 

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I’ve always loved to play football but would always be easily distracted by others around me to do things that wouldn’t benefit me. When joining Arise it helped separate me from others and more focused on my sport. The thing about Arise is that you are taught to be a good person on and off the field.Some things I’ve learned is that I should maintain a good gpa, stop hanging out with bad friends, and focus on my goals. Most importantly coach Bryant has been not only a coach but a friend to me that has pushed me to not give up on my dreams and to just keep going. I’ve recently committed to Anna Maria College to continue my football and academic career on scholarship, to play the wide receiver position.  Arise program sees a players potential and helps them exceed past their limits, no matter where they are from and who they are.

Sincerely 

Brendan Arroyo

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 Nayla Preston 

July 27th 2023

 

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  •  Nyla Preston, the track phenom from Norwalk Connecticut, she is already showing top talent at just eight years old. On July 8th, 2023, Nyla placed second in the 100-meter dash with a time of 16.82 seconds. Nyla talents was able to advance her to the Sports Games of America, taking place July 17th-21st, 2024 in San Diego, CA. Nyla is Currently the second fastest girl in the state of CT for class of 2033. 

 

Sincerely 

Arise Foundation 

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 Chase Fogle 

December 7th 2023

 

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  •  Chase Fogle :  Chase, the 6ft sixth grader from Norwalk,Connecticut, who plays basketball for the Riverside Hawks. Chase is extremely long, leaky, and explosive to the rim, with a 6 '3 wingspan.  He has the potential to be a great basketball player in the class of 2030. Chase is already dunking 10ft regulation hoop. Chase has the potential to be a top player in the country very soon, being that he already plays for a top 3 team in the country, the Riverside hawks. Playing alongside Amare Almodovar and Samuel Israel the 1-20 top players in the country for class 2030. Chase is committed to All Saints Catholic School Fall of 2024. 

 

Sincerely 

Arise Foundation 

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Luke Walker  

May 31st 2024

 

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“The Arise program helped my college process so much. They found schools and coaches that were interested in me and helped me weigh out my options; they have given me the pros and cons of each school and never sugarcoated the situation I may have been in at each school. If I hadn’t had the help of this program, I would’ve been in a struggle to find the right college for me.  I will be committing to Westchester Community College Fall of 2024"

Sincerely 

Luke Walker

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Hello my name is Faith Boothe

October 7th 2023

 

To Whom it May Concern:

 

Faith Boothe is a 5 '9 point guard in the eighth grade, who is extremely long with amazing ball control and exceptional talent on and off the court. Faith has been a part of the Arise program now for 1 year and her game has evolved tremendously because of her hard work and dedication she put into the game. Faith currently plays AAU for CT Elite and is also dominating on that team. Faith's goal is one day to play for a division 1 college and make it to the WNBA. 

 

Sincerely 

Arise Foundation 

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Tolani Olomola, Nayla Preston Arise First National Contenders

November 17th 2023

 

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The two studs Nayla and Tolani have qualified for nationals in San Diego July of 2024. They are extremely hard working in the class room and the track and are determined to work hard and get another medal.

Nayla Preston (100 Meter) : 16.82 seconds  2nd Place 

Tolani Olomola (Long Jump) : 3.35 Meters    3rd Place

Sincerely 

Arise Foundation 

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Arise Foundation Scholar Athletes Program 

🌟 Introducing Arise Foundation: Shaping Futures, Empowering Dreams 🌟

Arise Foundation stands as a beacon of excellence in educational support, boasting an unparalleled 99% overall success rate spanning the years 2022 to 2024. With a steadfast commitment to nurturing talent and potential, we have proudly assisted five promising student athletes in securing coveted placements within prestigious private school institutions such as Greenwich Country Day,  St. Luke's, All Saints, Anna Marie College, and West Chester Community College , 

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Private Schools Middle schools/High Schools
2022-2024

Colleges /Universities

Anna Marie College & West Chester Community College

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Contact

I'm always looking for new student athletes to help out and promote exciting opportunities.

Let's connect.

475-977-1399

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