Meet the Founders

Imhotep Coleman, Volunteer &  Community Service Director--Imhotep Coleman is an Assistant Director of television and motion pictures; and is a member of the Directors Guild of America. He has served on the production team of several critically acclaimed and commercially successful productions, and is a graduate of the Assistant Directors/Producers Training Program.

When he is not leading a film or television crew, he is a committed little league baseball coach of the Sportsman's Little League Dodgers & Inglewood Parks and Recreation's Rockies teams in Inglewood California. Coaching baseball to urban youth provides immeasurable satisfaction to not only the players, but also to Coach Coleman, who is committed to coaching baseball to youth players for life. Imhotep received his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Radio, Television, and Film (2001) from Howard University, Washington, D.C.

Alexis Coleman, Education Program, Marketing/Fundraising  Director--Alexis is a passionate and transformative educator that works tirelessly inspiring urban youth to strive for excellence. During her time as an educator for LAUSD, Alexis developed & supervised social fellowship, awareness campaign activities, and corporate sponsorship programs that secured donations to fund annual events and programs for over 3,000 students, parents, and local community members.


The honors and awards Alexis has received during her educational career exemplify her commitment to the community and education. Among these honors include

recognition in September 2010 by Grammy award musician John Legend’s Show Me Campaign for outstanding classroom instruction in urban education. A recipient of 74th Street Elementary School’s 2011 Making a Difference Award, 2006-2007 AEMP Spirit Teacher of the Year, and nominee for the 2007-2008 UTLA Apple Teacher Award for student dedication and success incorporating various instructional and curriculum concepts in and outside the classroom.

Outside of her professional career, Alexis is a member of the Los Angeles African-American Women’s Public Policy Institute (LAAAWPPI). She also provides small business consulting in marketing, website design, fundraising & grant writing for educational/religious institutions & organizations. Alexis received her Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in African-American Studies (2002) and her Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Curriculum & Instruction (2004) from Howard University, Washington, D.C. ​Alexis is currently pursuing her Master of Educational Leadership degree at Capella University.


Imhotep & Alexis are originally from Kansas City, Missouri and currently reside in Inglewood, California. They are the proud parents of two boys who are students within the Inglewood Unified School District. 


Online Tutoring:

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday)


(310) 528-3845 Tel. 







8473 S. Van Ness, Suite 107

Inglewood CA 90305

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