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1995 – All Four One was founded by Ishmail Terry, a college student Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, Michigan.  Ishmail’s illustrious career began with the help of former City of Detroit City Council legend (Clyde Cleveland), a Bishop (Richard Snead, Sr.), and a businessman (Dr. J. Stuart Phillips) working together for the best interest of Michigan youth. In turn, he wanted to give back to his community and created a program that could initiate this type of partnership for youths across the State of Michigan.

2001- All Four One HOOP Life teaches boys and girls basketball in a fun and competitive atmosphere that encourages skill development, sportsmanship, camaraderie and learning how to win and lose with class. AFO teaches skills that will relate to more than just basketball but will also pertain to everyday life.

2002- AFO Behavioral Intervention Team (BIT) Provides information and resources to members of the Adult Education community on risk prevention, threat identification, and procedures to report suspicious or threatening behaviors.

2003- Adopt-A-School Program All Four One Adopt-a-School Program is an initiative developed for building long-term partnerships between schools and local community organizations. Creating strong relationships will enhance student experiences, while creating exposure to businesses.

2004- All Four One’s Affordable Housing Services All Four One (AFO) provides support services to residents of subsidized housing properties

2005- Holiday Harvest Toy Drive All Four One and Pleasant Heights Economic Development Corporation is proud to partner with Detroit Medical Center Children Hospital and Ronald McDonald House Charity of Southeastern Michigan to provide toys to boys and girls.

2006- Harvest of HOPE Cancer Charity Event Harvest of Hope is an elegant (but not stuffy) fundraising gala that brings the community together to make a difference in the lives of people living with Hodgkin and Non Hodgkin cancer now and in the future.


2007- All Four One became a 501 (c) 3 recognized by the Internal Revenue Service and develop National Youth Leadership Regional Council Roundtable Sessions focus on developing leadership capacity in individuals or institutions.

2008- Brightest Star Program Brightest Star Program mentors, donor’s families, advocates, and supporters work hard to encourage and support today's children.

2009- In September of 2009 Mr. Terry was awarded by Governor Jennifer M. Granholm the Michigan Community Service Commission for his Outstanding Volunteer Mentoring program “Governor’s Service Award.” ” Ishmail A. Terry was awarded a State of Michigan Special Tribute “Builder of Excellent Award” by State Representative Fred Durhal, Jr.

2010- All Four One became partners with Metro Youth Day in the City of Detroit.

2011- In February of 2011 Ishmail A. Terry and All Four One was awarded by City of Detroit Council with the “Spirit of Detroit, Award.”

2012- SHAPE UP! Michigan All Four One Detroit has team up with President Barack Obama Challenge promoting lifelong wellness. Our team is committed to improving City of Detroit resident’s access to healthy food choices, physical activity and education to reduce childhood obesity rates. 

2013- Mr. Terry was the recipient of the Ford Freedom Quiet Heroes Award recognize by Ford Motor Company and the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for his great individual efforts making a tremendous contribution to our community and nation

2014- Mr. Ishmail Terry received the President Fitness award providing physical fitness and nutritional value system to over 6,000 at-risk youths.

2015- Ishmail Terry partner with the State of Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the City of Detroit Parks and Recreation and General Service Department to redevelop Keidan Park this is continue through 2016-17.

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