Jasmine Pollard joined UNL in 2006 and graduated from Georgia Southern University this past year. Since she was a little girl, her “SPARK” has always been singing. Jasmine works three jobs; As an administrative assistant at Usher’s New Look, selling watches at Michael Kors, and performing gigs any chance she gets. Everywhere she goes, people know her for her […]

At Usher’s New Look, a huge part of what we do is exposing youth to opportunities they would never have access to otherwise. This is how we are helping underserved students identify “sparks” and potential career pathways that they may have never considered before. Recently, we were able to expose a group of five UNL […]

Top DISD students to get career advice By Holly Haber January 12, 2016 Top-performing students at eight Dallas Independent School District high schools will get college and career advice at a fair Wednesday organized by United Way of Metropolitan Dallas and the University of Texas at Dallas. The event will kick off with a pep […]

It all starts with a SPARK… Read the article below to learn how you can join UNL in developing the next generation of global youth leaders. What is ‘SPARK’? SPARK \ˈspark \ (verb) To help someone connect their passion with a bigger purpose in life or career (noun) The one passion or talent that ignites your […]

A wise man named Steve Jobs once said, “If you work in your passion, you never work a day in your life.” At Usher’s New Look, this is our secret to developing the next generation of extraordinary leaders! Passion + Potential = Purpose. Our programs help students identify their “spark”, or the one thing that […]

10 Years ago, when Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans,  Usher ignited a movement to help rebuild the city. Through his nonprofit organization, Usher’s New Look, Usher immediately engaged volunteers on the grounds. Following the aftermath, Usher’s New Look gathered other entertainers including Alicia Keys, T.I and Young Jeezy for a ‘Project Restart Concert’ held in Atlanta, which […]

Art is a great way to open the mind and gain a new perspective. Last Friday night, New Look Detroit took a field trip to the Detroit Institute of Arts! Thanks to our partners Ford Fund and Gleaners, thirty-two tenth through twelfth grade students from Cody High School got to enjoy a night of art.

Sometimes we stumble upon our passions by accident. This is how 9th grader Khori recently discovered her talent, and now, a career pathway for special effects makeup! “I was at home doing a science experiment with liquid latex. I accidentally got some of it on my hand but, I was scared to put water to […]