About Us

Founded in 2012, the youth Jiu Jitsu Collective (a Subsidiary of The Youth Mindset Development Project, YMDP), is a one-of-a-kind program serving over 200 youth in a the best a East Bay in three cities, Richmond, Hayward, Oakland and serving four public schools Richmond College Prep Elementary Charter, Unity Middle School in Oakland, Claremont Middle School in Oakland, and Fairview Elementary in Hayward In tandem with our headquarters also located in Hayward. We also work with Foster youth, youth on probation, and young mothers in our headquarters located in Hayward California.

Our goal is to introduce our goal is to use Brazilian jiu-jitsu to introduce mindfulness to are you giving them more space in time between their emotions and reactions along with tools to help deal with life’s intensities, while building strong bonds and positive relationships between Youth and adults.