Scholarship | Youth Development | Mentoring | Recruiting | Community Outreach

Our Mission

To help improve the overall education, career development and health and wellness of young, male and female high school and college athletes by using sports as a catalyst. We are looking to improve overall study habits, testing performances, community involvement, in addition, the overall mental and physical wellness of the youth in the community.


Niaya Singleton


The #WeBall4Destin Foundation prides itself on reaching out and giving back! We use your generous donations to help host community events that not only brings the community together but also to inspires, motivates and helps develop the youth in our community. 

Washington Redskins Training Camp 2016

Washington Redskins Training Camp 2016

We can’t always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future
— - Franklin D. Roosevelt

Destin Wise Scholarship

The Destin Wise Scholarship is a way for me to provide a Student with the necessary tools, support, guidance and wisdom to maximize the college experience. More importantly this is a way for me to give a deserving Student-Athlete everything I am not able to give my brother Destin.....      

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This is my opportunity to give a kid everything I am not able to give my brother Destin.
— Mariel Cooper
Do It BIG Back 2 School Bash 2017

Do It BIG Back 2 School Bash 2017


#WeBall4Destin Foundation can only achieve its goals with the assistance of generous donations from members of our community.  Without these donations, serving the youth in South Carolina would not be possible.

Since our organization relies on the bigheartedness of individuals like you, we write to ask you to consider a donation to our cause.

Keep in mind your donation is tax-deductible!


Destin jermar wise

was born on Feb. 6, 1997, in Sumter South Carolina, the son of Dennis Wise and Wanda Cooper and brother to Angel Wise (13) and Mariel Cooper (23). He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was actively involved in God's Gents and faithfully attended Bible study. Destin also was a significant member of Sumter Young Life and attend multiple camp retreats which is where he gave his life to Christ. From this point on....... 


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Destin's Mon(Wanda), Sister(Angel), Dad(Dennis)

Destin's Mon(Wanda), Sister(Angel), Dad(Dennis)

#Weball4Destin Foundation Committee Board

#Weball4Destin Foundation Committee Board

Mariel Cooper

UNDRAFTED (Season 3): Every year, thousands of college football players leave school with dreams of achieving a career in the NFL. Of those, 256 players are selected in the NFL Draft. The remaining are forced to overcome another obstacle to pursue their dream.   Follow Mariel's Journey on NFL Network →

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