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The Enjoyable Pain of Growth Academy

Education is more than just academics and a holistic approach is needed to prepare our youth to thrive in the 21st century. As we fail to cultivate our youth’s potential, we miss out on their contributions, and millions are left behind to become disconnected. The Enjoyable Pain of Growth Academy ("EPOG Academy") is a non-profit that exists to create a world where more people realize their potential and our mission is to make personal development part of education!

We INSPIRE and EQUIP underserved youth to realize their potential through an online and evidence-based model of professional coaching and personal development programs. Results from our pilot study show that our program is leading to positive outcomes both inside and outside of the classroom. We've seen measurable increases in student's ability to execute goals, view themselves as a leader, regulate their emotions, and be resilient, which has translated to tangible action.

Run Houston! University of Houston Presented by Norton Rose Fulbright 10K, 5K, 1K
 4800 Calhoun Road Houston, TX 77004
September 19 - October 31, 2021

My name is Bennett Souther. I live in Austin, Texas but originally from Oregon. I have a passion for helping others, and believe that everyone deserves the resources and tools to live abundantly. My dear friend, Greg Benedikt, started this organization with his friend Tim to provide education, leadership, and personal development opportunities for youth in Houston. They are doing amazing things and many lives are being touched and positively impacted from this organization. Help us continue to grow and reach more people by donating to this page, sharing, and participating in this run for a great cause! Thank you kindly for your consideration and support.

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