Who we are
Speaking Truth and Never Doubting Unlimited Potential (STANDUP!), a non-profit, tax-exempt organization, was founded by husband and wife team, Robert and Tajuana Jackson. STANDUP! hosts the two conferences annually young and seasoned men and the other for young and seasoned women. Next for STANDUP! Inc. is the Legacy Ball which will take place in 2023.
Each year STANDUP! gives away twenty (20) scholarships to high school seniors and college student attendees, through the Cristian Long Scholarship Fund and the Keisha Kirkland Scholarship Fund along with multiple laptops, iPads, bikes, and gift cards.
Our mission is to inspire, while assisting students with their goal of not only attending college, but also finishing. We also aim to empower our communities through fostering the social, mental, emotional, spiritual and physical well-being of young men and women of all ages.
Our goal is to increase and expand our reach both locally and nationally by creating events that are in-person, hybrid and live streamed.