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Brawley launched Above .500 to offer students at risk youth access to positive mentorship with professional athletes through various platforms such as “Dream Rallies” and community events. To date, Brawley has produced over 50 events and campaigns and partnered with over 100 professional athletes and celebrities.


Brawley later launched Above .500 Agency, where he signed, NFL player Reshad Jones to a marketing deal and assisted him with being named a 2x ProBowler. With positive mentorship and marketing skills Reshad, was voted Team Captain, and was often trending online. 

Brawley launched Above .500 Productions to create and promote positive content that cultivate awareness and action that lead to a better future for our youth in underserved communities.




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Eugena joined the Above .500 family as the VP of Operations in 2014. She says she immediately fell in love with the organization; for what it is, what it represents and the lives that are touched by the services that are provided. A native of Southern California, Eugena moved to Florida where she earned a BA in Accounting and her MBA from Florida A&M University. Here in South Florida, Eugena is a proud active member of the FAMU Broward County Alumni Chapter as well as the Zeta Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Eugena volunteers all throughout the South Florida through the Miami Dolphins Special Teams and is blessed to be of service to ALL mankind.

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Diane Valek


Diane has almost 20 years of experience as the former CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation in Georgia and New York. She brings expertise and mentorship that ranges from fundraising, and board development to grant wrtiting and strategic planning. Diane's resume speaks for itself, after taking over the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Georgia, she quickly turned it around, and was honored with the Outstanding Community of the Year Award by America's Charities.



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Ronnie’s’ passion for sports helped him escape the inner-city troubles that plagued his world. Once breaking through and learning that his situations were part of life, he gained a desire to tell his story and work with the youth. Some of his major influences are his parents, and Wanda and Vincente Cruz. Ronnie Richardson lives in Eagle Lake, FL when he is not in season with the San Diego Padres.

2010 - present

2010 - present


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Abe was born in La Habana, Cuba to Sara and Pedro Acay on October 29, 1987. After recieving political asylum his family relocated to Miami, FL where he excelled academically and artistically. He began performing throughout the city imitating Michael Jackson on popular Latin Variety/Talk Shos like Christina and Sabado Gigante. After his first musical, "Tropical Passion" at the Jackie Gleason Theatre in Miami Beach, he enrolled in the Magnet Arts program from Rainbow Park Elementary, to Norland Middle, and studied Theatre and Dance for ten years. Abe implements his ideas for the organization and helps with the marketing and event coordinating. He currently resides in Los Angelas, California and is pursuing his modeling and acting career.


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McCall is an assistant basketball coach at St. Anthony's High School in Jersey City, NJ under Hall of Fame coach Bob Hurley. After playing basketball his whole life and graduating from Southern University in Louisiana, he went straight into coaching. McCall uses coaching and sports to help the youth recognize their full potential through hard work, commitment, discipline and maintaining a positive attitude. McCall trains youth to professional level in player development workouts and camps in his company HoopLink while providing marketing and promotional items to camps and tournaments. He is also a key influence in the SportProsUSA company in New Jersey which has built over hundreds of basketball and multi-game courts and facilities in the tri-state areas, as well as facilitating events all impacting the youth. He has managed some of the largest events in the country for the likes of Lebron James, Dwyane Wade, NIKE, and the Brooklyn Nets.