Scholar Athletes Globally Emerging, Inc. (Team S.A.G.E.) is a community-based organization that advocates for excellence in academics and athletics through educational resources, services, networks, and coalition building.
Mostly comprised of students, ages 8 to 18, from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, Team S.A.G.E. utilizes team sports as a catalyst for social change and a motivator for premium academic performance.
- Since 2009, over 400 students have participated with Team S.A.G.E. basketball teams and educational programs
- Received accolades by Ervin “Magic” Johnson and former Governor Jerry Brown
- Featured in various media including the Sacramento Bee, ABC News 10, CBS News 13
- Feature story in Indonesia’s largest newspaper, Jawa Pos
- 100% high school graduation rate
- Team Sage-Truth 70% college graduation rate
- Served as a catalyst for social change and a motivator for premium academic performance