Usher’s New Look develops young Detroit leaders through service on life’s big stage January 31, 2017 By Scott Talley | A Special to the Michigan Chronicle A proud Detroit native, Jarvis-LaRue Brown is a dedicated, hard worker who loves to help his community. And Brown is able to live out his passion with a little […]

By Myles Harlan Myles Harlan joined New Look Detroit when he was in 9th grade. Today he is a rising senior at Vanderbilt University. He is currently working an internship with Ford in Detroit, the sponsor of our Dominican Republic Powered by Service trip.   Today I feel empowered, blessed, cultured, wiser, and more in tune […]

Davis Turner joined UNL’s Moguls in Training college program in 2015. He is a rising junior at Washington and Lee University and was selected to attend the trip based on his outstanding academic accomplishments around the subject of the Dominican Republic. Intro: Before sunrise and the scuttle of the morning, the UNL and Haiti Ford […]

By Jasmine Pollard Jasmine is a UNL alum and 2015 graduate of Georgia Southern University. She joined New Look when she was in 7th grade, and today works on staff as our Office Coordinator. When she isn’t doing that, Jasmine’s spark is singing. She is pursuing a career as a full-time musician. You can hear […]

By Kayla Rhoden Kayla Rhoden joined New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy as a freshman in high school. This year, she matriculated into our Moguls in Training program as a college freshman attending Syracuse University. She is the proud recipient of a 4-year Posse Foundation Scholarship. Greetings from the Dominican Republic! Today was our first full day in the beautiful […]

Thanks to our partner Ford and the Ford Motor Company Fund, UNL Detroit students and staff were able to attend the 18th Annual Ford Freedom Award, ‘Men of Courage’ event. It was powerful and inspiring for all who attended. Read the blog below to hear about the experience from the eyes UNL Mogul in Training, Myles Harlan, a […]

At Usher’s New Look, we’re all about EXPOSURE to better circumstances. If a student thinks they might want to go into a particular career field, we make sure they get to see, feel and experience it during high school. This way, they are well prepared with an intended major and a vision for their future before […]

Thank you to our partner Ford, for presenting Usher’s New Look Detroit youth Dante Hollis and Ciara Lee, as well as Los Angeles youth, Nadji Jeter, with the opportunity to lead Expressions at this week’s Ford Freedom Awards Scholar Lecture! Expressions is a core Usher’s New Look activity where youth showcase their talents in front of others […]

Usher’s New Look Detroit participated in a hackathon at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center in partnership with #YesWeCode. New Look Detroit Program Coordinator, Jarvis Brown, Mogul in Training, Ciarah Lee, and Leadership Academy Senior, Dante Hollis, participated by helping lead activities for middle school youth including ‘Expressions’, a New Look tradition where students step out of […]

A group of executives from our partner Ford Motor Company recently cashed in on their auction prize from last year’s 15th Year Celebration Luncheon! They received a boxing lesson for eight people from boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard at his home in Los Angeles. New Look Founder, Usher, plays Sugar Ray in the upcoming biopic Hands […]

DETROIT — Ford Motor Company Fund is joining with the UAW to donate $200,000 to support arts, music and athletics in Detroit Public Schools, part of more than $1 million in new scholarships, grants and career outreach programs that Ford’s philanthropic arm is launching this month to further its commitment to education. On October 7th, Ford […]

On October 7, New Look partnered with the Ford Fund to host a STEAM Day (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, & Math) for 200 Detroit Public School students.  The students were introduced to a variety of professionals and potential careers in the STEAM industry such as coding and computer programming, biology, music, and medical disciplines.  New Look Academy and MIT […]

“Hi my name is Ajaneece Johnson and I am year four member of Detroit New Look. I just graduated high school and I plan to study at the Berklee College of Music this fall. Recently, I was chosen to represent Usher’s New Look at the Ford Freedom Awards. On May 21st I got to use […]