Mission Transformation defines direction.

The founder, Julius Bayone, recruited the first member of its Board of Directors and names its flagship component. Chairperson Wale Lawal joined the effort to create a vision for Mission Transformation, an official non-profit 501 (c)3 organization, and Mission IGNITE came to life. A collaboration with Alief ISD was established to recruit new mentees and several of the original young men enrolled in college.