Terrell Christopher Gladney Memorial Academy: Creating Smiles Since 2009

Our Initiatives

Socially- and Emotionally-Centered, Youth-Driven Empowerment Initiatives

TCG Summer Experience

Established in 2009, the TCG Summer Experience is our Flagship Initiative, built on the belief that every child deserves to smile. Every Day.

Legion of Zoom Track and Field

Built for Speed. Built on a foundation of self-awareness, self-determination, self-empowerment and self-development in a familial environment, through the sport of Track and Field.

Cisco Networking Academy

Internet Communication Technology, career pathway-aligned STEM curriculum from one of the world's leading technology presence.

Our People are the Engine that Keeps our Machine Moving
Terrence R. Gladney, Sr.

Terrence R. Gladney, Sr.

Founder, Director

A long-time, dedicated servant leader on behalf of children and families, Terrence infused his knowledge, skills, experience, and passion into TCG. Committed to honoring the memory of his son, Terrell, Terrence has been driven to establish Terrell Christopher Gladney Memorial Academy as the standard for youth-centered, and youth-driven empowerment initiatives.

Marla Gladney-Smallwood

Marla Gladney-Smallwood

Grants Coordinator

With over 40 years of Administrative Experience, including over 15 in the non-profit sector, Marla brings a wealth of knowledge to the TCG team. As Grants Coordinator, she identifies resources to allow TCG to grow its impact for youth and families.

Terrence Gladney, Jr.

Terrence Gladney, Jr.

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar and Mentor

Stanislaus State University
John F. Kennedy HS Class of 2016

Destin Tholmer

Destin Tholmer

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar and Mentor

City of Sacramento
John F. Kennedy HS Class of 2017

Jarren Williams

Jarren Williams

Advisory Committee, Legacy Mentor

Sacramento State University
Franklin (EG) HS Class of 2016

Kavon King

Kavon King

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar and Mentor

Evergreen State College
John F. Kennedy HS Class of 2017

Ronald Miles

Advisory Committee, Legacy Mentor

Sacramento City College
Franklin (EG) HS Class of 2017

Lailah Gladney

Lailah Gladney

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar, Mentor

John F. Kennedy HS Class of 2022

Sommer King

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar, Mentor
Marlee Cavitt

Marlee Cavitt

Advisory Committee, Mentor

John F. Kennedy HS Class of 2023

Jasmine Ayon

Jasmine Ayon

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar, Mentor

Sacramento City College
West Campus HS Class of 2017

Alesha Ayon

Advisory Committee, Legacy Scholar, Mentor

The Met HS Class of 2020

Ty Coloma

Ty Coloma

Advisory Committee, Mentor

Stanislaus State U Class of 2020
John F Kennedy HS Class of 2016

Haley Adel

Haley Adel

Advisory Committee, Mentor

UC Davis Class of 2020
John F Kennedy HS Class of 2016

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