Mustafa Muhammad - Founder/Executive Director

Mustafa Muhammad was born in Saint Louis, Missouri. He is the oldest of his brother and sisters. In 1992, Drake Salem the President of the Saint Louis Grand Jury Association presented Mustafa with the Youth Good Citizenship Award. The Vice President of The United States, Dan Quayle was in attendance to support the event.

In 1994, Mustafa joined the Saint Louis City Mayors Board. It's purpose was to negotiate and bring about a peace treaty between the inner city gangs of St. Louis and stop the senseless killings in our communities.

Mustafa attended high school at Riverview Gardens and graduated in 1994. Here he was involved with the high school debate team, in which he became known as a speaker. After graduating he went on to attend Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri from 1994 to 1999, where he majored in Criminal Justice with a minor in Political Science. During 1994 through 1999 he served as an Ambassador to Students. In 1996 while attending Lincoln University he became a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. In 1999, he also became a member of the Masonic Order F & AM P.H.A. Capitol City Lodge #9, in Jefferson City, Missouri.

Mustafa has served on an array of different boards; in 1997 he joined the Ministerial Alliance Board for Bettering Relations between Police officers and Minorities. During 2001, Mustafa founded Reach One Teach One, Inc. and became the Executive Director. Its purpose is to provide programs for at-risk youth such as Life Skills, Mentoring, Tutorials, Culture Awareness and Diversity. During 2004 Reach One Teach One, Inc. provided St. Louis Missouri Juvenile Detention Center with in house counseling and rehabilitation services. Mustafa and Reach One Teach One will also provide youth programs for all Saint Louis Missouri’s public school districts.

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

- Frederick Douglass

Reach One Teach One, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created to provide educational and social enrichment programs for pre-adolescent and adolescent youth between grades K-12 in urban primary and secondary schools. This organization will also provide services to the participating parents, with efforts to enhance and promote family. The programming values of Reach One Teach One Inc. are focused on the following four areas (click an item to learn more):