Profound Gentlemen Recipient of SEED20 Grand Prize

PROFOUND GENTLEMEN RECIPIENT OF $20,000 AWARD AT   THE 6TH ANNUAL SEED20 COMPETITION CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 28, 2017 – Profound Gentlemen, Inc. received the Wells Fargo People’s Choice Award Grand Prize of $20,000 at the 6th annual SEED20 competition for nonprofit entrepreneurs on Monday.  Twenty nonprofits from the greater Charlotte...

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Support Group Awards Young Educators of Color at Second Community Assembly

Profound Gentlemen was featured in Creative Loafing Charlotte. Javon Thomas was among more than 200 or so educators attending the second annual Profound Gentlemen community impact assembly last Saturday, March 11, at Sedgefield Middle School in Charlotte. The organization, founded by Charlotte educators Jason Terrell and Mario Jovan Shaw, presented awards to several...

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We Need More Black Male Teachers Like Me

Co-Founder Mario Jovan Shaw was featured in the Charlotte Observer on the issue to promote more teacher diversity in Charlotte, NC. In this editorial, Mario suggested “As a seventh-grade teacher, I look forward to discussing the occasion with my students. As an African American man – part of just the...

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