"Steering you in the Right Direction"

Program Overview

Driven 2 Succeed (D2S) is a youth-development program for elementary, middle, and high school students that provides support in the areas of academia, social emotional learning, and college and career preparedness. Driven 2 Succeed’s goal is to create clear pathways to productive citizenship by giving students the necessary tools to thrive in school, community, and life.  

The D2S curriculum can be customized to encompass a semester or a year-long program in schools and community centers.

our model

On-site staff will work along with the Driven Student Guides (DSGs) from local colleges and universities through the Public Service Federal Work Study Program to propagate the principles of the Driven positive lifestyle and academic achievement message through classroom residences, homework help, in-classroom support, and summer intensives.

Public Service Federal Work Study Partners include:

  • American University

  • George Washington University

  • Trinity Washington University

For more detailed information on the program or how to get Driven 2 Succeed in your school or center contact us!

Classroom Residences  are courses embedded in the school schedule for K-12 students. For elementary and middle school students, Driven Student Guides (DSGs) use character development lessons to help strengthen developmental assets and academics. For high school students, Driven Student Guides will help students navigate through all of the steps necessary to succeed in college and career choices.

Classroom Residences are courses embedded in the school schedule for K-12 students. For elementary and middle school students, Driven Student Guides (DSGs) use character development lessons to help strengthen developmental assets and academics. For high school students, Driven Student Guides will help students navigate through all of the steps necessary to succeed in college and career choices.

Homework Help  is a service that offers assistance in the areas of standardized testing, mathematics, science, literacy, and language arts. This after school program is structured into a two-hour session. One hour for homework help and one hour for extra-curricular enrichment; both lead by a Driven Student Guide (DSG).

Homework Help is a service that offers assistance in the areas of standardized testing, mathematics, science, literacy, and language arts. This after school program is structured into a two-hour session. One hour for homework help and one hour for extra-curricular enrichment; both lead by a Driven Student Guide (DSG).

In-classroom Support  offers assistance to teachers in the K-12 classroom through this program. Driven Student Guides (DSGs) will work with teachers to support their students in the classroom through one-on-one and small group work for one class period or multiple sessions.

In-classroom Support offers assistance to teachers in the K-12 classroom through this program. Driven Student Guides (DSGs) will work with teachers to support their students in the classroom through one-on-one and small group work for one class period or multiple sessions.

Summer Intensives  is an expansion of our homework help initiative during the summer months for partnering schools and facilities. Driven Student Guides and school teachers will work together to provide academic and extra-curricular enrichment activities for student participants.

Summer Intensives is an expansion of our homework help initiative during the summer months for partnering schools and facilities. Driven Student Guides and school teachers will work together to provide academic and extra-curricular enrichment activities for student participants.


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Become a driven student guide

The Driven Student Guide Experience   Becoming a Driven Student Guide (DSG) is a rewarding commitment. DSGs partner with schools and community centers to help students build the social-emotional and academic skills to achieve their goals.

The Driven Student Guide Experience

Becoming a Driven Student Guide (DSG) is a rewarding commitment. DSGs partner with schools and community centers to help students build the social-emotional and academic skills to achieve their goals.

Our Perks   During your service time with us, you’ll be compensated with a living wage and travel stipend, as well as professional development training, book scholarships, and much more!

Our Perks

During your service time with us, you’ll be compensated with a living wage and travel stipend, as well as professional development training, book scholarships, and much more!

How to Apply   Driven Student Guides are through Federal Work Study Programs on college campuses! Undergraduate and graduate students are able to work with us, get paid, and make positive change in the world! Currently, the program is housed at  American University ,  Trinity Washington University , and  George Washington University . If you don’t have a Federal Work Study Program at your school, you can also volunteer!  Contact Us  for more info!

How to Apply

Driven Student Guides are through Federal Work Study Programs on college campuses! Undergraduate and graduate students are able to work with us, get paid, and make positive change in the world! Currently, the program is housed at American University, Trinity Washington University, and George Washington University. If you don’t have a Federal Work Study Program at your school, you can also volunteer! Contact Us for more info!

Want Driven Student Organization on your campus?   Driven Student Organization is the college arm of the Driven 2 Succeed Program! In chartering a chapter, you are paving the way for future generations of students on your campus in creating a pipeline for high school students and a steady network of like minded individuals with whom you will learn, laugh and lead! Once you’ve been accepted and join as an individual member, you can charter a chapter at your school.  Join the movement now!

Want Driven Student Organization on your campus?

Driven Student Organization is the college arm of the Driven 2 Succeed Program! In chartering a chapter, you are paving the way for future generations of students on your campus in creating a pipeline for high school students and a steady network of like minded individuals with whom you will learn, laugh and lead! Once you’ve been accepted and join as an individual member, you can charter a chapter at your school. Join the movement now!