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about us

UNCUT Youth is a youth empowerment and mentoring organization that is designed to provide a safe, unbiased and nurturing environment for youth ages 10 to 17 year old, to help them uncover their best self, unlock their fullest potential and ultimately unleash them into their destiny.

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Our Core values

  • Integrity 

  • Transparency 

  • Compassion 

  • Relationships

  • Support 

  • Guidance 

  • Consistency 

  • Encouragement 

  • Strength

creating a pathway for youth metamorphosis and transformation

Founded upon the premise of impacting, reaching and guiding our youth of today by equipping them for their tomorrow, UNCUT Youth is dedicated to helping youth metamorph into who they are destined to become by providing a unique approach to tackling physical, social, educational, economical and emotional issues affecting our youth in the community. 

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"1 in 3 young people will grow up without an adult mentor"

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Laurese M. Gerald is a native of Alexandria, Virginia. Laurese holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and Operations Management from George Mason University, a Master of Education degree in Distance Education Technology from University of Maryland University College.


With a passion for youth advocacy and development, Laurese established UNCUT, LLC with the focus on youth empowerment, enrichment, consulting, merchandise and her non-profit organization UNCUT Youth, which seeks to help youth in the community between the ages of 10-17 to uncover their best self, unlock their fullest potential, to ultimately unleash them into their destiny. 

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