From Couches to Cali – The Journey of EDUtrophy

By Sean Nguyen, Cat Tran, Dhanbee Suh, Sri Vellakkat, and Yoo-Bin Kwon

Since the making of this video, the nonprofit has changed its name to EDUtrophy due to trademark issues.

During quarantine, nonprofits have been finding creative ways to give back to their communities. With COVID-19 hindering methods of advertisement and educational enrichment, EDUtrophy constructed an organization to help struggling students grasp challenging topics. While several non-profits rise and fall, the thriving staff of EDUtrophy showcase that they’ve been – and shall – stay a dominating presence in the tutoring scene. The founders of EDUtrophy share their past adventures, present struggles, and their hopeful future. Take a look at the journey of how two high-schoolers transforming a small idea into a coast-to-coast non-profit, teaching dozens of young students how to seize the future into their own hands.

This story was originally published on tjTODAY on February 17, 2021.