What is an E.A. Prep Star
An E.A. Prep Star is an Educated Athlete. It’s an athlete that has the anointing to succeed combined with the value of an education. We offer and ability base program that aligns education and recreation in order to create a path for success for all of our stars.
We aspire to educate, promote and increase individual skills in education and recreation for both personal and professional development.
Our Stars will learn
We’re headquartered in Charlotte NC. We offer a dual innovative learning environment for our students in order to accommodate various learning styles. Admissions is based on a rolling basis with a 15:1 instructional staff ratio. We offer a reduced class size that enables our stars to get noticed, enhanced focused learning and encourages more instructional interaction & student participation. We offer housing for distance learners, both full & part-time enrichment programs, competitive travel exposure, camps, clinics, evaluations, and vast array of interscholastic recreation services.
Established 15 years ago by Aaron Alexander Educated Athletes (E.A.) Prep Stars started back in 2001 on the principle that every athlete would have an opportunity to experience scholastic success regardless of upbringing, economics or family support. Basketball is his passion although he’s a dual sport athlete who played from elementary to college. He learned early on from his grandparents that sports was only a stepping stone for him to make his impact on society. He started his athletic career in football for South Mecklenburg HS and went on to receive a dual scholarship from Methodist University to play collegiately Football and Basketball. Unfortunately, Aaron’s athletic footprint was interrupted due to a car accident and unfortunate decisions but he declared to continue his education. He completed his education at Kings University and begin coaching middle school basketball. Due to budget cuts and unforeseen circumstances Aaron learned that not all kids have access to organized sports. A late bloomer himself he knew first hand the benefits of organized sports and how it molded him into a career athlete, “Basketball has always been my first passion and a bridge for me to develop academically and socially. I’ve never been a good student but basketball kept me on track because I knew without my academics I could not play sports”. It wasn’t until my latter years that I realized academics should’ve been my priority so now I want to help every kid benefit from the intellectual and social development of sports. Now 15 years in operation and over 200 kids awarded college scholarships. Aaron has created a blueprint for E.A. Prep University to succeed in not just sports but in life.