It’s amazing for me to witness Sam’s legacy impacting and inspiring thousands of young kids to live a life of well-being, compassion, empathy, and generosity.
- Ron Jackenthal
To have the honor of carrying on Sam's legacy and see the positive difference it has made in our community has been the most rewarding and enriching experience of my life."
- Skylar Jackenthal
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 through life-skills training and character development. We are committed to strengthening the development of local youth with our programs and scholarships to foster a dedication to service to others ... like Sam lived.
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
Our vision is for every young person to have self-love and develop the tools and confidence they need to live a fulfilling life.
Youth Development Programs
Mental Wellness & Life Skills
Our programs teach youth coping and mindfulness strategies to help them live a vibrant fulfilling life.
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.
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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.