About the foundation
Just A Guy was originally set up to document Lawrence Tijjani’s recovery from a severe epileptic seizure that affected his physical mobility. His honest account of his experiences have resonated with a large audience, who found his personal strength and determination to work through his rehabilitation and now chronic symptoms, inspirational. As a result, it has now transcended into a full social enterprise that offers a whole range of services to help 14-25 year olds navigate their way through life.
To improve the aspirations and educational outcomes of disadvantaged young people. We believe that by providing young people with access to networks of advice, support and mentoring they will drive their own social mobility. Through our mentoring programme and workshops, we develop young people who are more informed, confident and able to make well-reasoned decisions about their future.
Our mission is to promote the following characteristics in the young people we work with so that they are: