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Transcending Distances

Transcending Distances

Transforming Lives

Transforming Lives

Making A Difference

Making A Difference

Prepare U has expanded throughout the country due to the many voices that have shared how this program has positively impacted their lives. We are humbled by the authenticity and stories that administrators, students, and families have shared with the world.

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Real Stories

Patrick Watson
Patrick Watson

Former Principal Pat Watson experienced 5 suicides in his district and lifted his entire community with the help of Prepare U. He is now Superintendent of Bloomfield Hills.

Genevieve Gohl
Genevieve Gohl

Genevieve was dealing with a lot in her personal life and Prepare U gave her tools, hope, and a greater connection with her family members.

Cole Caspers
Cole Caspers

Cole's friend was suicidal and he was able to help support him in his greatest time of need. Prepare U gave him the push to do it.

Ryan Andrick
Ryan Andrick

Ryan learned how to better process his grief after losing his family member. He was also able to help a friend that was struggling.

Jai’el Nelson
Jai’el Nelson

Jai’el’s graduating class experienced more trauma than any school should ever have to deal with. Prepare U gave her hope that new students will never have to experience these tragedies moving forward.

Keith Garrison
Keith Garrison

Coach Garrison has single handedly taken over 1500 kids through Prepare U. He is a hero and he doesn't even know it.

Eric Pierce
Eric Pierce

Asst. Principal Eric Pierce has transformed the conversation with parents when it comes to student mental health and wellness.

Salvador Alatorre
Salvador Alatorre

Salvador was moved by the Prepare U experience. He connected with his classmates in ways that were never available prior.

Nickolas Gastaris
Nickolas Gastaris

Nickolas laughed off the lessons he learned at first, but later shocked himself when he realized after the program was over and he was using the tools he learned to better cope with frustrating people in his life.

Farrah Moussa
Farrah Moussa

Farrah knows that Prepare U worked for her and she was able to help others because of the program

Jeremy Denha
Jeremy Denha

Jeremy was used to coaching kids on the basketball court and quickly learned through the Prepare U experience he was able to connect not only at a greater level with the kids in the classroom, but as a father too.

Jason Stier
Jason Stier

Principal Stier realized that something was occurring in his school that he couldn’t really put his finger on. Prepare U created a culture of empathy and openness that he knows has saved lives.

Cameron Davis-Jackson
Cameron Davis-Jackson

Cameron lost his uncle, a war vet, to suicide. Prepare U helped him understand and process his grief so that he can live a more meaningful life and to better cope with adversity in the future.

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