Do Right Men 2007: Donavan Montrell Thompson

HOME BASE: Gonzales, Louisiana PROFESSION: Assistant youth pastor DOING RIGHT: Through his work with the 2,000-member Word of Life Christian Center in Gonzales, Thompson will oversee the construction of a $2.5 million youth recreation facility for the church. "It is the beat of my heart to show kids there's more to life than having a hustle, breaking up and making up in relationships, being on the streets."
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 29, 2008

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HOME BASE: Gonzales, Louisiana
PROFESSION: Assistant youth pastor
DOING RIGHT: Through his work with the 2,000-member Word of Life Christian Center in Gonzales, Thompson will oversee the construction of a $2.5 million youth recreation facility for the church. “It is the beat of my heart to show kids there’s more to life than having a hustle, breaking up and making up in relationships, being on the streets.”

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HOME BASE: Gonzales, Louisiana
PROFESSION: Assistant youth pastor
DOING RIGHT: Through his work with the 2,000-member Word of Life Christian Center in Gonzales, Thompson will oversee the construction of a $2.5 million youth recreation facility for the church. “It is the beat of my heart to show kids there’s more to life than having a hustle, breaking up and making up in relationships, being on the streets.”

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HOME BASE: Gonzales, Louisiana
PROFESSION: Assistant youth pastor
DOING RIGHT: Through his work with the 2,000-member Word of Life Christian Center in Gonzales, Thompson will oversee the construction of a $2.5 million youth recreation facility for the church. “It is the beat of my heart to show kids there’s more to life than having a hustle, breaking up and making up in relationships, being on the streets.”

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HOME BASE: Gonzales, Louisiana
PROFESSION: Assistant youth pastor
DOING RIGHT: Through his work with the 2,000-member Word of Life Christian Center in Gonzales, Thompson will oversee the construction of a $2.5 million youth recreation facility for the church. “It is the beat of my heart to show kids there’s more to life than having a hustle, breaking up and making up in relationships, being on the streets.”

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HOME BASE: Gonzales, Louisiana
PROFESSION: Assistant youth pastor
DOING RIGHT: Through his work with the 2,000-member Word of Life Christian Center in Gonzales, Thompson will oversee the construction of a $2.5 million youth recreation facility for the church. “It is the beat of my heart to show kids there’s more to life than having a hustle, breaking up and making up in relationships, being on the streets.”