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Beyond Expectations alumnus Jeffery Campbell speaks about his college experience during a My Brother's Keeper summit at the United Way of Greater Greensboro on October 10, 2016. The White House hosted the summit to bring together My Brother’s Keeper groups from communities across the state to brainstorm ideas to further the program and listen to students ranging from eighth grade to college freshmen.

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Founded in 2009, Beyond Expectations is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, dedicated to mentoring adolescents in grades 6 through 12 in Orange County, NC. On two Saturdays each month, youth participate in a variety of activities to support them academically, emotionally, and socially.

Volunteers work closely with parents, teachers, counselors, administrators, and community partners to promote participants' success.

Together, we are building brighter futures for the children of Orange County.


Beyond Expectations participant Keshawn Thompson is the recipient of the WRAL Tom Suiter Extra Effort Award. Orange High School is off to a perfect 8-0 start in football. When you look at the defensive side, it's hard to ignore Keshawn Thompson. But football isn't his only interest.  Watch Full Story