Maverick Thinkers – 04.05.18

Maverick Thinkers was an incredible success! We are thrilled to announce that we raised over $350,000 in support of our mission and vision! See below to learn more about our 2018 Maverick Thinkers awardees!

Representative Leslie Herod, 2018 Individual Maverick Thinker

Bank of America, 2018 Business Maverick Thinker

Sergeant John Castellanos, 2018 Youth Maverick Thinker


Sergeant John Castellanos, a former Urban Peak youth, is currently stationed at Camp Pendleton in California with the U.S. Marine Corps. He graduated from recruitment training in 2015 and has received several promotions, including to Sergeant this March. During his time in the Marines, he has reconnected with several family members, traveled extensively throughout California and other locations and completed college-level coursework. He has qualified for U.S. Marine Security Guard duty and looks forward to training at the academy in Quantico, Virginia this summer.

Thank you to our sponsors:



Dick & Karen Thomas