Embracing Legacy
We are committed to reaching 1,000 youth a week through various sporting, artistic and academic programs.


We believe in reaching youth where they are by offering programs and activities that are relevant to their lives, Through these various channels we are able to support the needs for safely and belonging of each child.


We are interested in developing the whole person. Through various athletic programs, academic outlets and artistic disciplines, we help develop the skills that youth needs to excel in all areas of life.


We believe in servanthood. We thrive from the support of our dedicated volunteers, partners and supporters. it is largely because of the commitment of these individuals and organizations that we are able to serve our youth in excellence.

Make A Difference

At Embracing Legacy we are making a mark in the lives of youth that can never be erased.  To date, we have served hundreds of youth, nearly 200 volunteers have given of their time and resources, and thousands of dollars have been donated to our program.

You, too, can play a part in helping us leave a legacy for our young people. Please consider investing in the lives of our children by filling out the form below.

Our Mission

Embracing Legacy is committed to reaching 1,000 youth a week through various sporting, artistic and academic programs; ultimately training a generation of future leaders that will leave a legacy of character, hope and prosperity for generations to come.

Our Goal is Simple…

We welcome children from all walks of life and provide them with the tools and resources they need to have a brighter future. Regardless of their socioeconomic or financial status or educational level, we welcome all youth with open arms and at no cost to join. We believe that our investment of love, support and education in the lives of each child will help instill a sense of purpose in their hearts that will promote hope for their futures.

Thaddeus Bullard

Chairman of the Board of Directors, Embracing Legacy

A former football player for the University of Florida and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Thaddeus Bullard has become a fixture on WWE’s programming, including RAW and Smackdown, as WWE Superstar Titus O’Neil. Since his debut with WWE in 2012, O’Neil has made an impact both in and out of the ring as a business and family man, motivational speaker, youth counselor and coach. Bullard can often be found speaking to children in schools, visiting the elderly in assisted living facilities, and participating in a variety of charitable events in his community.

Bullard and his sons reside in Tampa, FL where they are active members of Revealing Truth Ministries.  Thaddeus developed a lasting relationship with the late senior pastor of Revealing Truth Ministries, Pastor Greg Powe.  Both Pastor Powe and Thaddeus collaborated to reach and inspire the youth of Tampa Bay through various activities, outreach efforts and the renown Marching Lions Musical Band. With this friendship and pastoral oversight, Thaddeus was appointed to the position of Chairman. A rather large man with a huge heart, his commitment to community, faith and fatherhood has also been celebrated over the past 3 years in the following awards, Fathers incorporated Spirit Award, Wheelchairs For Kids Commitment Award, Omega Lamplighters Dedication Award, Hillsborough County Public Schools Lamp of Knowledge Award, and the Tampa Bay Sports Commission Community Hero Award.

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