Tuskegee NEXT is pleased to announce the selection of the 2016 Tuskegee NEXT cadets. These young men and women will arrive on campus this week to begin their training.

The mission of the Tuskegee NEXT 2025 project is to train and support 100 urban at-risk Chicago area youth in obtaining their pilots license by the year 2025. This goal will be accomplished while introducing participants to the aerospace industry through various educational initiatives, life skills and mentorship collaborations as well as formal flight training programs.

The 2016 cadets:

Julissa Torres

Diego Perez

Jaylen Bush 

Giodanni Victor

Andre Sanders

Tyler McCray

Michael Hogue

James Redmond 

Tyler Thomas