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1 Body Alumni – Niya Crawford

1 Body Alumni – Niya Crawford “From acting in the first 1 Body play, “1 Body, the Stage Play” I’ve learned how to get out of my comfort zone. At first it was uncomfortable playing a role so realistic to life, but I soon realized like any role, it is just a character telling a […]

1 Body Alumni – Mariah Jones

1 Body Alumni – Mariah Jones “Through my involvement on the 1 Body Basketball team, I have learned a lot from all of my coaches, but most importantly my mentor Coach Mike who has always had my best interest at heart and is always supporting me on and off the court. When I first started, […]

Parts of the Body – State Farm Agent, Ed Brown

Yes, It’s been awhile since we’ve highlighted those who are making a difference by either partnering with us, volunteering, or one of our many special young people. We’re glad you’re back to check out Parts of the Body! Some people join your program once they see the success. Few join before the see the benefits. […]

Parts of the Body – David Coleman of Coleman’s Barbershop

Welcome back to, “Parts of the Body”! For the next couple editions, we are placing the focus and spotlight on some people who have an incredible heart for seeing unity in the community: OUR PARTNERS. We begin with a gentleman who has certainly made sure his presence has been felt in his community since arriving. […]

Parts of the Body – The Lodge Sisters

It’s been a while! Many around Central Florida have since gone back to school. Hopefully everyone has everything they need to be successful this school year. To make sure this was the case, a dynamic sister duo has been instrumental in not only helping 1 Body with school supplies, but just consistently making a difference, […]

Parts of the Body – Victor Pelt

It’s been a while! But we’re excited to bring you another edition of, Parts of the Body. This time, we focus on a young man who has been a true joy to be around and watch grow. By the way, he is also a pretty good athlete as well. Victor Pelt is a rising 8th […]

Parts of the Body – Esland Berjuste

Good Day 1 Body Family! Life experiences could be the catalyst to cause a person to make an incredible difference in the lives of others. This is exactly the case with the Founder of our partner organization, Esland Berjuste of WATCH KIDZ. Esland states, “At the age of 12 my father took me to Haiti for […]

Parts of the Body – Coach Emilio Holder

Good Day 1 Body Family! Experience is the best teacher. The gentleman we are highlighting today has plenty of it. In fact, he did something very similar many years ago to what 1 Body does now; using basketball as a means to impact young lives when he started a basketball ministry through his church in […]

Parts of the Body – Theo Nelson

Welcome Back!!! We are excited to highlight a young man who although he did not come through 1 Body growing up, he exemplifies everything we stand for. We’re talking about Theo Nelson. He is the star of “1 Body, the Stage Play”, where he plays Red Harris, a troubled teen who has lots of talent […]

Parts of the Body – Noble Crawford

  It’s a lot to be said for someone who is a part of the “first” to do anything. We all know that it is much easier to jump on board something once the momentum and hype surrounding it has picked up. This is why we are forever grateful to Noble Crawford, a sophomore at […]