Mentor Today For A Better Tomorrow Analysis
In a school district with a 54 percent high school graduation rate, Browns ' kids are beating the odds. Out of that first group of 23, 19 graduated from high school and enrolled in college.
Brown was successful in her personal and professional life, which helped her to become one of the great mentors of our time. The more physical and mental resources a mentor possesses, the more equipped they are to guide another person. However, with the increasing numbers of children requiring mentors, programs are finding it difficult to attract enough volunteers (Ciarrochi, 398). Everyone cannot be like Brown; instead more people can be like Josh. Young people need guidance in making the right decisions and learning from their mistakes. In fact, the pre-frontal cortex of every human being’s brain is responsible for decision-making; and with today’s technology, we know that it does not fully develop until our late teens to early twenties (Kalat, 98). Our brains are very powerful but difficult to control at younger ages, which leads to poor decision making in some. To have an older person to talk to and assist with these confusing years can help our youth survive without making detrimental mistakes that could haunt them