About Inspiring Kids Academy, Inc.

Our staff & volunteers

Founder / Executive Director -             

Anthony Wainwright

Assistant Executive Director - 

Kendall Simmons

Director - Chiquita Wainwright

Sports Director - Dr. Jose Helena

HR-Andreaus Evans


Keith Johnson

Larry Lockhart

Qaran Glenn

Melvin Potter

Khaliid Wainwright

Kharis Wainwright

Nicholas Evans

Jeffery Hill

Tobiah Simmons


Reginald Stargell

Board Members

Dr. Paul David Brown

Joseph Holmes


Our history

Inspiring Kids Academy, founded May 31, 2005 is a non-profit community based organization designed to assist our youth and young adults with the tools needed to become successful in life. Our program is "Youth on The Rise" and we encourage growth of self-esteem, self-worthiness, and self-value. We offer a variety of programs that serve the youth and community from ages 5-18 in more low-moderate income areas. Inspiring Kids Academy Inc provides services in education, after school program, SAT/ACT/GED, health and wellness, physical fitness, mentoring, life skills, and athletic sports excellence.   Since 2010 our partnership with Premier Prospects Sports Academy, we have been instrumental in affording over 400 academic and sports scholarships.      

Our mission

"Inspiring Kids To Make A Positive Contribution To Society"

INSPIRING KIDS ACADEMY's mission is to provide the tools for students and young adults in the Southwest DeKalb County area of Georgia with a focus of building a better life for themselves and future generations through education, physical fitness, and athletics while connecting with them with the broader community.   We encourage strategic thinking, health and fitness, and respect for the community as a whole.

INSPIRING KIDS ACADEMY, INC Educational Program main purpose is having an alternative means within the public school system to increase innovation in learning creative ways outside the traditionalism of the public system. Our Educational program consists of but not limited to instructional classes and sessions (i.e. Basic curriculum, tutoring in mathematics, reading, language arts, science and social studies); Early childhood learning academy, literacy testing, mentoring, life skills, leadership classes, arts and crafts, SAT/ACT & GED preparatory classes. Our Educational Program is set up as to allow the teachers, be responsible for their own education program and teaching methods. Teachers and student both get the opportunity to explore new ways of learning through education.     


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Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: By appointment

Sunday: Closed