Rites of Passage

The Rites of Passage, sponsored by Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Minneapolis Chapter, is proud to celebrate its 22nd year of  developing talented young men of African descent for leadership and service.

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©2020 Rites of Passage, sponsored by Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Minneapolis Chapter  



... the Twin Cites' renowned leadership acceleration experience for high achieving male high school seniors of African descent

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure ...

Marianne Williamson

2020 Rites of Passage

Class Announced

Jack and Jill of America, Inc. Minneapolis Chapter, is proud to welcome the 2020 Class of Rites of Passage.  The 2020 cohort is a talented, dynamic group of young men from across the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul who are readying themselves for manhood and success in college and life.   They have accepted the mantle of leadership and are primed to embark on their journey.  Please support these gentlemen in their aspiration and achievement.

                                            Excellence is a team sport


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