From a Dream
When Coach Derek started Let's Give Them a Shot he was sure about only one thing.. the population of the child.
This population was the poor, the underprivileged, the disenfranchised, the lower economic.
There is a church and a liquor store of every corner of this ghetto because they both sell 'hope'...
Let's Give Them a Shot was designed to give hope to as many children as possible through sports programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body.Read More
Every child deserves a chance.
Aware of the overwhelming negative influences facing underprivileged children in Los Angeles, Derek Locklear decided he must provide at-risk youth with alternatives to unhealthy behaviors; offering hope and a positive alternative to alienation, depression, gangs & crime.
Through this coaching and exposure to the “Coach Derek way” he was confident he could be a positive influence in these children’s lives.Read More