Who We Are...


​​​​Changing Lives...
Honoring a Legacy

Our Commitment

The Jo-Nathan Foundation is devoted to youth!  We partner with existing organizations that share the common goal to helping our youth succeed!


Jonathan "Jo-Nathan" Simpkins

​​Jonathan "Jo-Nathan" Simpkins was an Electrical Engineering student at South Carolina State University when his life was tragically taken on September 18, 1998.  "Jo-Nathan" lived a life committed to excellence and to honor his legacy, our family created the Jo-Nathan Foundation to provide access to life-changing and positive  experiences and programs for other youth.   

The Jo-Nathan Foundation

OUR STory

                                                                         Special Thanks to Our 2020 Sponsors

AT&T ▪ Herlong Chevrolet/Ford Dealership ▪ Husqvarna ▪ Marathon Investment Estates LLC ▪ Signature Designs & Renovations LLC ▪ Step It Up Financial ▪ DKL Real Estate LLC ▪ XRO Studios ▪ TRJ Construction INC ▪ Persimmon Hill Golf Club ▪ Marvin Cato and Family ▪ Pettigrew Properties LLC ▪ Robinson & Sons BBQ ▪ GL Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, INC.  ▪ JETS Bar & Grill ▪ R.E.A.L Link ▪ Ira & Cassandra Hillary ▪ The Stump Monster ▪ Cruise Planners ▪ Solomon Lodge 222 ▪ Reggie and Crystal Simpkins   ▪ Terrence and Rondie Cheatham ▪ Damon and Tomeka Ryans  

COVID-19 Camp Guidelines:  The Camp Long staff has added COVID-19 protocols to ensure that campers and staff are safe during their stay.  The Jo-Nathan Foundation staff will implement the most restrictive guidelines and will adhere to direction from the Center for Disease Control, along with State and local government officials. (See Camp Applications for the complete COVID-19 Camp Guidelines)

Our Mission

The mission of the Jo-Nathan Foundation is to invest in the lives of young people. Our efforts focus on aiding young people in reaching their highest potential by hosting camps/events, providing opportunities to attend summer camps, and other educational activities via tuition or fee sponsorship.


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The Jo-Nathan Foundation I P.O. Box 85711 I Lexington I SC I  29073    Email- info@thejo-nathanfoundation.org

​​​Youth Development

Scholarship

SAT Preparation

Academic Camps

Cultural Engagement