Kansas City organization ‘The College Coaching Network’ opens doors for students to go to college

Claude Harris has a vivid memory of the end of high school.

“I had a 3.875 GPA, I was on the principal’s honor roll, but I only scored a 17 on the ACT test,” Harris said. “And I just wanted to go to college, that was my dream. To be the first in my family to do it. Unfortunately, with that low score, I didn’t get scholarships, so I had to walk on the basketball team and get a scholarship.”

Harris took action to help those that were in a similar situation as him.

“I wanted to create a program that would help other people not go through the struggles that I went through,” Harris said.

That program is the College Coaching Network.

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