Hi! My name is Maricella Ramos. I am freshman college student at Philadelphia University majoring in fashion merchandising and marketing. I joined the Usher’s New Look Moguls in Training program this year, after my mom and I won a trip to New Look’s United to Ignite Awards fundraising event through Chideo.com. We got to meet Usher and learned […]

20 year+ music industry veteran and entertainment marketing BOSS, Shanti Das, has some great advice for those of you who are just starting out college and entering our Moguls in Training Program! However, these lessons are so good (and timeless), we thought we’d share with everybody in the New Look Nation… So, no matter what age you are […]

If you believe what you see in the media, our young people are doomed. They don’t care about important issues. They don’t get out and vote. Their generation is fighting, bullying and killing each other each and every single day. They’re more concerned with Instagram likes and when the next pair of Jordan’s will come […]

Congrats to UNL Detroit Mogul in Training, Atif Hashwi, on achieving his dream of becoming a movie star! Atif joined Usher’s New Look in 2009. Today, he studies bio-medical engineering and theatre at University of Southern California. “I have an obligation to achieve and do great things with my life. New Look has invested and […]

 Last month, with the help of SunTrust, SunTrust Foundation, DC Public Schools and the DC Trust, Usher’s New Look took to Washington, D.C to certify nearly 500 students in our Powered by Service Leadership Curriculum. Read the blog below to hear about the trainings through the eyes of our Peer Trainers and from some of the youth […]

In the state of Michigan, only 77% of students are graduating from high school. Detroit Public Schools’ graduation rate is 65%. However, against the odds, Usher’s New Look Detroit Leadership Academy students are graduating 100%! Thirty-two Detroit Leadership Academy youth are now high school graduates and headed onto the next step in their journeys: Obtaining  full-time […]

In the state of Georgia, only 72% of students are graduating from high school. In the Atlanta Public Schools district, the graduation rate is 59%. However, against the odds, Usher’s New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy students are graduating 100%! Twenty-Five Atlanta Leadership Academy youth are now high school graduates and headed to the next step in their […]

In the state of Wisconsin, 88% of students are graduating from high school. In the Milwaukee Public Schools District, 61% of students are graduating. However, against the odds, Usher’s New Look Milwaukee Leadership Academy students are graduating 100%! Our first two Milwaukee youth to cycle through the Leadership Academy Model, Quentin Scott and Imani Smith, are now high […]

My name is Penny Nyokabi and I am a UNL alumni. I just completed Usher’s New Look Moguls in Training Program and graduated from Georgia State University with my Master’s in Taxation. I was introduced to New Look in 2010 when I attended the Usher’s New Look World Leadership Conference. Since I joined New Look, […]

Usher’s New Look Detroit college students, Rebecca and Elizabeth Williams, just launched their website for their new nonprofit, Books For Bonding, and could really use your help! Books For Bonding will be empowering children in Kenya and Detroit through reading (read the full story here). They are in need of donations to help cover the […]

As a mentor to countless New Look youth over the years, Usher has taught students many lessons on finding leadership and achieving success. At the core of these lessons is giving back to others through service. Through the New Look program, Usher has made it his lifelong mission to teach students from under-served communities that the […]

Usher’s New Look Detroit is Powered by Service! Sequoia Mitchell, Myles-Amir Harlan, Madisyn Ramsey and Der’Laina McKinney, members of our Detroit Moguls in Training Program, a leadership program for college students, took time out of their relaxing winter breaks to serve at Detroit’s Cappuchin Soup Kitchen! Together, they donated items to the kitchen with the help of […]

If you didn’t get a chance to see Usher’s BIGGERTHAN Words Scholastic webcast, you MUST check it out here! Grade school students filled the audience and got to ask Usher questions on how reading has helped him “Open a World of Possible.” One student asked Usher what his greatest achievement besides becoming a music superstar […]

Meet Terez!  Hi my name is Terez Chapman and I am a freshman at Georgia College! I joined New Look my freshman year of high school and I hadn’t the slightest idea of just how deeply I’d be invested with New Look today. My spark is writing, poetry, and public speaking. Sharing my spark with my peers […]

Myles Harlan joined New Look’s Detroit chapter as a freshman in high school. Today, he is a Mogul in Training (MIT) in his Junior year at Vanderbilt University. Here are #5Looks at his New Look journey: My name is Myles-Amir Harlan, and my spark is being an Oboist. Usher’s New Look enhanced my confidence and […]