Jireh Prep Mission
The mission of Jireh Prep Athletics is to prepare Student Athletes to; become lifelong learners in the classroom and on the field, Compete athletically at the highest level, to spiritually develop into young men of character and Godliness, to be outstanding citizens within our community, and within the confines of our institution, to grow inwardly and outwardly through character development, hard work, and leadership training, to develop a family environment within our team and our community.
Academic Objectives of the Program
Enhance classroom abilities for college
Allow for improvement of SAT and/or ACT test scores
Increase GPA’s and/or core class count
Build stronger college qualifications
Athletic Advantages of the Program
Improve and maintain techniques
Provide additional year for growth, development, and maturity
Enhance strength and agility in a supervised, monitored strength and conditioning
Gain exposure against college level competition program
Gather additional game footage
Jireh Prep is a Post Graduate college prep football program that provides many student athletes a second chance at achieving their dreams of becoming a collegiate student athlete. While enrolled at Jireh Prep, student athletes are pushed to build stronger academic qualifications while testing their athleticism to the limits.
Our challenging distant learning curriculum is SACS accredited, with NCAA approved core classes. these courses are a full credit and completed by November. along with daily lessons Each student athlete will be enrolled in our successful and intense SAT prep course.
Jireh prep competes on a collegiate level in all athletics. games are officiated in accordance with NCAA rules. We compete against Division II & III junior varsity programs, independent post graduate programs, as well as military post graduate programs in the southeast.
While attending Jireh Prep it is possible to preserve the student athletes NCAA five year eligibility. After successfully completing the fall semester you will be able to enroll at your chosen institution for the spring semester. Allowing those who obtain an athletic scholarship to be available for spring training.
******we have successfully placed over 40% of our students into a four year institution over the past three seasons*****
Online Core Classes
Our academic partner is SACS accredited and offers over 50 NCAA approved core classes. students will become familiar with online curriculum while interacting with instructors through advanced technology methods. this non traditional, self pace curriculum method has proven successful in many young men achieving their goals of enrolling into a four year institution. the past two years our gpa's have shown a average increase of .25 points.
students will be enrolled in two core classes. usually consisting of a Math and English to help with the SAT testing areas. Once final high school transcripts have been submitted and reviewed by the admissions department. class selections will be made by the student and a Jireh Prep administrator depending on need. classes are administered at our team operations facility.
SAT Prep Class
The SAT Prep class included in the tuition is a face to face class taught by a professional instructor for 8 weeks at our team operations facility. Our professional instructor will teach testing strategies to build confidence in the student’s test taking abilities. All books and study guides will also be provided. students will receive weekly exercises while receiving a minimum of 3 practice exams leading up to the actual test date. over the past two seasons our average increase in the two part SAT is 140 points. which exceeds the national average of 90.
Junior College (Optional) This option COULD cost student athletes eligibility!!!!
Our community college of choice is Central Piedmont Community College levine campus. CPCC is a separate entity from Jireh prep. CPCC will assist in the transition to the next educational level on a smaller scale. CPCC offers FINANCIAL aid.
The student will have to take a placement test in order to register. Successful test scores will result in level 100transferable college classes. Unsuccessful scores will result indevelopmental courses that will not transfer, but does offer an excellent opportunity to strengthen any learning deficiencies.
For those who don’t graduate, CPCC provides an opportunity to obtain a GED. Our staff will work with each student athlete to assist with accurate class registration. We recommend that all student athletes consult with their high school guidance counselor before attending to ensure accurate information is available on your transcripts.