Live Like Sam honors the short life and legacy of Sam Jackenthal by inspiring youth from all backgrounds to develop self-awareness, courage, leadership, kindness and joy. We help cultivate these attributes through life-skills training and by recognizing young people who live by these principles. We are committed to strengthening youth with our programs and scholarships to foster a dedication to service to others ... like Sam lived.
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Professional athletes, young community members and Sam's peers explain what it means to Live Like Sam.
5 Essential Characteristics of Living Like Sam
But what really separated Sam from many wasn't his athletic accomplishments, it was his character, the way he treated others and showed up for himself.Chris "Hatch" Haslock, Director, Freeski Division Park City Ski & Snowboard
Sam Was More Than Just An Athlete
While Sam was a talented, fearless and committed athlete, he was also generous and kind. It was through his character, not his talent, that Sam left behind a legacy of positivity in his community.
There are only two things in life we can control, our attitude and our activity.
Live Like Sam helps our youth gain a healthy sense of self and gives them the tools necessary to positively impact their community and excel in life.
Since 2017, we have donated over $200,000 to support over 200 youth and provided more than 30 scholarship programs.
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The gold handprint is Sam's. It represents Sam holding up his community, his lasting legacy and his continued inspiration to many.