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Student Athletes Rising (STARS)


A New look and design coming to Student Athletes Rising Inc.

Website and Programs are Currently Under Construction

Our Organization, Programs and Website are being redesigned

For information, contact

Jeffrey Venter  




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Building confidence, Excelling as leaders, Developing as athletes, and having fun while Improving academic performance!

Welcome to Student Athletes Rising Organization EIN 71-1022381

STARS is a non-profit youth development organization offering guidance and training for America's youth, ages 7 - 19, preparing them for enriching college experiences, and productive lives as future leaders of their communities through healthy academic and athletic competition.

We're excited to bring the Scholastic Basketball League to East Boston.  This Spring we will debut our program with Boston Centers for Youth and Families Center in East Boston.  Be sure to view the video below for a closer look at what the SBL has to offer!  Registration begins soon...

Join our MVP (Most Valuable Partner) Roster in supporting Student Athletes participating in upcoming programs such as the SBL.

STARS is powered by IgradeEdu, a competitive online learning program which has the platform to Change education in America!

SSSPN is STARS version of​ ESPN for kids which captures our programs featuring student athletes success both in the classroom and an the court.

STARS has teamed up with the Elisha Project to raise the social awareness of our student athletes. Our community service projects allow us to eliminate any sense of entitlement that our future leaders might develop.