Growing Into Greatness

Growing Into Greatness is a grassroots initiative that offers emotional, academic and spiritual support and mentorship to historically marginalized youth. Connie L. Johnson, the founder of Growing Into Greatness, believes that every young person deserves to have the kind of community support she experienced. As a girl growing up in Orangeburg, SC, Connie was surrounded by productive, loving adults who challenged her to reach her potential and nurtured her gifts, talents, and abilities. She credits her success as a writer, speaker and teacher to the communal support she recieved in her youth. In turn, she has created Growing Into Greatness as an avenue to recreate and reestablish the village of caring, committed adults needed to propel future leaders and innovators into their greatness. Your donation will help in the start up costs, purchasing equipment and provide the basic needs (utilities, wifi, car repairs) of a social entrepreneur on a mission to impact the lives of others and transform her community one solution at a time. 


  • LaShon Richburg 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Christine Simpson  
    • $10 
    • 45 mos
  • Carnelia Hodges 
    • $25 
    • 45 mos
  • Stephanie Guilloud 
    • $50 
    • 45 mos
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Connie Johnson 
Orangeburg, SC
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