Preparing Student Leaders For Business Success

The Ideal Candidate is an award winning training academy that connects diverse talent to corporate partners.

Mission: Build self-sufficient life and professional skills.

Vision: Impact 1 million youth, age 16-24.

 

The Ideal Candidate Partners

Self-Sufficiency Skills

  • Behavior Modification

  • Living in Purpose

  • Attitude of Gratitude

Leadership

  • Self Confidence

  • Teamwork

  • Poise

Financial Literacy

  • Cash Flow

  • Utilizing Credit

  • Trimming Expenses

Corporate Integration

  • Table Manners

  • Personal Branding

  • Social Media Etiquette

 
 

Marcus Evans

Illinois State Representative - 33rd District

"The Ideal Candidate is an exceptional leader in youth advocacy throughout the City of Chicago."

Testimonials

Matthew White

 

The Ideal Candidate

& Rust College Student

"I choose The Ideal Candidate because I wanted to be successful and I knew they would help me get there."

Monica Lopez

 

Diversity & Inclusion Strategist, Speaker, & Author

"The Ideal Candidate program is needed to support the improvement of the quality of life and safety of our youth while providing needed services."

Thank You For Your Donation!

 
 

Gratitude

We are truly grateful for any level of support. Drip by drip fills the bucket.

 

Thank you for helping us fulfill our mission.

$100

Sponsor an Ideal Candidate!

 

This donation covers the expenses for 1 student through our training academy.

$1,000

Support us at our highest level! 

 

This donation covers the expenses for 10 students through our training academy.

Meet The Team

Kevin P. Davenport

Founder & President

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Sarah Brune

Board Chair

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Tiffany Hightower

Vice Chair

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Renita Alexander

Secretary

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Dania Corral

Outreach Coordinator

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Ja'Shar Hartley

Board Member

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Olivia Estrada

Board Member

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Shelby Parchman

Board Member

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