SC Top 20 Under 40
Terrance Tucker is the founder of the T.U.C.K. Project, a mentoring program aimed at promoting male achievement throughout the Columbia, SC and Augusta, GA regions. An extremely gifted and engaging motivational speaker, Terrance has spoken at over 50 middle and high schools around the South Carolina, Georgia and North Carolina region. Terrance has devoted countless hours to ensuring that these young men have the tools to recognize and achieve their maximum potential. In addition to a focus on youth, the T.U.C.K. Project hosts a monthly outreach program where clothing and food are donated to the homeless community in downtown Columbia, SC. In doing so, he is demonstrating the importance of reaching back while reaching ahead.
Terrance is a proud alumnus of South Carolina State University, where he earned both a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sports Management and a Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling. In 2007, he was honored as South Carolina State University Scholar of the Year. Terrance is a heavily engaged member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. and was voted the Epsilon Omega 2017 Citizen of the year for his selfless dedication and community service efforts within the community. He has also recently been honored as an Unsung Hero by the Saving Our Children and Families (SOCAF), Inc. at their 10th Annual Award Luncheon.
“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” It is imperative that we teach our future kings the principle that if service is beneath you, leadership will be beyond you. Each person you encounter knows something you do not. Learn from them.