The 4th Quarter

A Leadership Development Program Through Sports

"We Create Young Leaders"

About Us

Growing up, Justin and Mark found beauty in the game of football and realized its potential to help kids stay focused, both on and off the field. Along with this realization, they discovered young adult mentors can have a major impact on middle school youth. From this observation The 4th Quarter after school program was born.

Howard County Partnership


Under the terms of the agreement, 4th Quarter representatives will conduct a fall and spring semester in-school leadership program for students at BBMS and ELMS. 4th Quarter will also provide programming and volunteers for team building/self-awareness activities at school events such as Field Days and Family Wellness Nights. Aligned with Vision 2018, this partnership supports student well-being and involves students in building positive environments.

Howard County Board of Education Vice Chairman Ellen Flynn Giles, Board Member Ann De Lacy, HCPSS Executive Director of School Improvement and Administration Frank Eastham, Bonnie Branch Middle School Principal Cher Jones, and Elkridge Landing Middle School Principal Gina Cash will join 4th Quarter President Justin Guy to sign the formal partnership agreement at the September 9 event.

Community Partners

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Learn about our organization, mission, and methods.

Join The Squad

Ready to take the next step? You can contributor to our cause, or participate yourself.