Who We Are
Through lilSTAR, students join together across various interest areas to learn how to build tangible solutions to real world problems.
Building our future selves.
We teach! We mentor! We build!
lilSTAR builds, educates, and mentors the youth in underserved communities of San Diego, CA. This is accomplished by technology professionals and dedicated volunteers who provide industry insight and serve as visible role models.
We are committed.
Lonnie Boswell, Christian-community leader, teacher, motivational speaker and Entrepreneur inspires and equips youth with the knowledge to lead passionate lives.
Dominique Gary, Behavior Specialist, is an expert on program direction and youth-organization administration.
Christa Green, National Youth Director and nonprofit owner, is passionate about protecting young people and building their community citizenship.
Leslie Hardiman (EdD)
Leslie Hardiman (EdD), Principal, is an expert on 21st-century skills–collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving.
Jamaal Knight (Juris Doctorate)
Jamaal Knight (Juris Doctorate), Solar Power Entrepreneur, is dedicated to community enrichment and technogy enthusiasm.
Spurgeon Thomas, CSM
Spurgeon Thomas, an IT Professional and volunteer, is dedicated to community improvement and preparing young people for their futures.