Fresh Start Sports and Mentoring, Inc (FSSM)

FSSM was designed to assist athletes in achieving their athletic and academic goals. 


FSSM is a Chicago based company that was founded in 1995 by Kenneth Rogers. It is our goal to not only help those who want to improve their level of play, but to also reach their highest potentialEach  student athlete is analyzed based on their stage of development in their chosen sports as well as their academic performance. Once analyzed, FSSM ensures the proper collegiate placement. Currently, FSSM has placed well over 150 student athletes around the country in various sport and levels of athletic settings.


The Founder and President:

Kenny Rogers CSCS certified

Kenny began his career as a 4 year All Conference running back at Northside high school in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Here iwhere Kenny achieved All-State and All-American accolades in both his junior and senior years.  Kenny went on to receive a full athletic scholarship to Mississippi State where he excelled academically and athletically. Kenny was a 4 year letterman and received his B.A. in Business Administration with a focus on Health and Fitness. After graduating, he went on to play in the United States Football League (USFL) and soon landed in the NFL playing for the Miami Dolphins. Kenny has since investing his time to helping others achieve their goals. His involvement in the groups below, help foster the integrity, dedication and motivation of the youth. Kenny's involvement has earned him the lifetime service award for outstanding work with children and teens award given by 100 Black Men of Chicago. 

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" We were blessed to make the acquaintance of

Kenny Rogers over 8 years ago. He was

instrumental in helping us our son B. Schaeffer

while he attended Tennessee. He also helped

our son David get accepted to Western

Michigan and is currently helping our son

Blaize. Kenny is just like family and we know

first hand he's all about the children."

A and C Lewis