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Building With Purpose

The purpose of Gents Alumni, Inc. is as a 501 (c)(3) charity for the relief of underprivileged male high school students and their advancement educationally, personally and professionally.

The Gents Service & Social Club was established at Booker T. Washington High School and the High School for the Engineering Professions (BTW) in 1964 by Mr. Langston Knowles.


The Gents Club promotes brotherhood, helps young men of color become aware of the roles of men in today’s society, and builds a bond between the adults and youth of the community.

Our Foundation

Our Mission 

Our Vision

Our Goals

Gents Alumni, Inc.  is a 501 (c)(3) charity comprised of former Gents who have joined forces to uplift young men of color through an annual conference, scholarship and community service project.


Our vision is to positively impact the lives of Houston-area teenage males of color.


- To build self esteem in young men

- To prepare young men for the future educationally, personally, and professionally 

- To provide service to the community 

- To be positive examples and mentors for the citywide Gents Club

- To help the Gent Clubs gain structure

Meet The Board

Devon J. Castro-Stevenson


Walter Merrell

Membership Director

Trivian Canada

Creative Director

Jason Green

Programs Director

Charles Gray

Director of Mentors

Dr. Frank North

Community Affairs Director

Kelvin Washington

Operations Director

Anthony Hanchett

Director of Community Engagement

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