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Call Us: 919-864-9601  /   info@tmlacademy.org   /  P.O. Box 15835 Durham, NC 27704

Hours of Operation: 

Monday & Friday- Closed (Tuesday & Wednesday- 10:00am- 3:00pm)

Thursday - 1:00pm - 6:00pm

© 2018 by Thomas Mentor Leadership  Academy.



Thomas Mentor Leadership Academy is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit group mentoring organization


Cost: $100 PER YEAR


Call 919.864.9601 or email: info@tmlacademy.org for an appointment and for more information.


According to an Urban Leadership Institute report, mentoring “may be the most important strategy in ensuring the successful development and maturation of young African-American males into a generation of men who will be loving fathers to their children, faithful husbands to their wives, and leaders for their community”

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411 Andrews Rd Suite #230 Durham, North Carolina 27705

March 6, 2018

Join us in congratulating Cadet I. Chatman. On January 26 during The Durham Athletic Wrestling Championship, Cadet Chatman earned the Bronze Medal for placing third in the District.

Congrats Cadet Chatman.
“Keep up the good work"

March 6, 2018

TMLA would like to recognize Cadet T. Breeden and his Basketball Team at Kestrel Heights Middle School for winning the NC Mid-State Championship. Excellent work!

August 3, 2017

Cadet Matthew Quinerly recently graduated from Jordan High School in Durham, NC. We are so proud of this cadet and know that he is destined to accomplish greatness. 

July 25, 2017

Congratulations to Cadet Frederick Russell. Cadet Russell spent two weeks during the summer in Spain traveling with his class. He visited Madrid, Zaragoza and Barcelona. He also had the opportunity to visit Rome and take a guided tour of Vatican City.

July 25, 2017

Congratulations to Cadet Chatman(B), Cadet T. Breeden(M), Cadet W. Green(T), and Cadet LaShavis Godfrey-Jackson (Below). They were all accepted into a week long Summer STEM Camp with The Forge Downtown Program. The young men learnedhow to design, build, and program the...

May 11, 2017

Congratulations to four of the TMLA cadets (Cadet M. Breeden, Cadet W. Greene, Cadet F. Russell, and Cadet J. Alston) who were accepted into the Campbell University Youth Theological Institute 2017 Summer program. The young men spent two weeks during the summer interac...

October 17, 2016

Cadet Alston was asked to join The White House Cabinet Secretary and Chair to the My Brothers Keeper (MBK) Task Force. 

Mr. Broderick Johnson and others participate in a news conference after the North Carolina MBK Summit. Cadet Alston shared what he had learned during...

May 1, 2016

Mrs. Anita S. Torian was the receipt of the Community Server of the Year Award

May 1, 2016

Durham Chief District Court Judge, Marcia Morey was the Keynote speaker at our 2016 Banquet.


May 1, 2016

Mentors of the Year, Mr. Carlos Lewis and Mr. Robert Lucas.


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