Reimagining the Power of Sport in Juvenile Justice

Physical and Mental Health • Character Development • Career Exploration • Higher Education Access

Our mission is simple

Use the power of sport to successfully reintegrate incarcerated youth back into society.


Physical fitness programs can reduce recidivism rates among juvenile offenders by up to 25%.

National Institute of Justice


Incarcerated youth who participated in physical fitness programs were 45% less likely to commit new crimes compared to those who did not participate.

National Institute of Justice


Only 14% of juvenile correctional facilities provide the recommended 150 minutes per week of physical education

Campaign for Youth Justice

Project Flex is more than a fitness program

It’s a life-changing initiative that empowers young people to reach their full potential.

Flex Your Muscle

Your donations to Project Flex give incarcerated youth the tools and support they need to build brighter futures for themselves and their communities.

Research Partners & Affiliates

University of North Carolina at Greenboro

Texas A&M University

University of Delaware

Royal Holloway University of London

University of North Carolina at Greenboro

The Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice