Destynn McClaine is recognized as the January 2020 DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. Mentee of the Month. Destynn was selected because of his commitment to his education and his perseverance in overcoming life's challenges. Destynn is currently a Senior at The U School and has been a member of DonCARES of Philadelphia, Inc. since September 2019.
DonCARES Executive Director Donovan Forrest met Destynn a few months ago during a panel discussion in U School Teacher Charlie McGheean's Senior Design Class. Since being matched with a mentor at DonCARES, Mclaine has been accepted to Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Manor College. Destynn is currently matched with DonCARES Mentor Aaron Williams, a Junior Sociology major at Temple University.
After high school, Destynn is considering going to college and is currently completing his senior multi-disciplinary project on sexual violence. Both Aaron and Donovan are proud of Destynn and his recent academic accomplishments. Congratulations, Destynn!