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Tim King

Tim King is founder of Urban Prep Academies, a nonprofit organization operating a network of public schools serving economically disadvantaged students in Chicago, including the nation’s first all-male charter high school. 100% of Urban Prep graduates have been admitted to four-year colleges. Tim was named ABC World News “Person of the Week,” Chicago Magazine and Men’s Journal’s “Chicagoan of the Year,” People Magazine’s “Hero of the Year,” GQ Magazine’s “Better Men Better World” finalist, and to Ebony Magazine’s “Power 100” list; featured on “Good Morning America” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show”; and recognized by Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton for his work with youth. Tim holds the Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service and Juris Doctor Degrees from Georgetown University.