Champions of Change
Kenneth "Kenny" is a native of Washington, DC and a Woodrow Wilson Senior High School alumnus. Kenny is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he was a four-year starter on the men’s soccer team, including captain his senior year. Prior to working at DC SCORES, Kenny taught Sports and Society at SEED PCS in Southeast Washington and coached middle school basketball and soccer. Kenny holds a USSF ‘C’ Coaches License and a State Diploma from the NSCAA. Kenny joined DC SCORES in 2006 and is responsible for DC SCORES’ elementary and middle school soccer leagues as well as the training of DC SCORES’ soccer coaches. DC SCORES uses the combination of soccer, poetry, and service-learning to help increase a student’s level of physical fitness, school engagement, self-worth, and sense of belonging in his/her community. The organization has reached over 800 low-income DC youth at 27 schools.