“I’ve never seen our 7th graders so engaged and inspired. Champ has a unique ability to connect with them on a personal level.” – Principal Miller, Saint Malachy.  

“Champ Franklin is a beacon of hope and inspiration. His journey from adversity to success motivates us all to aim higher.” – CEO James Benton, Benton Youth Initiative. 

“Champ’s story resonated deeply with our students. His message of resilience and hope is exactly what they needed to hear.” – Administrator, D. Williams, SW Charlotte STEM Academy.