ABOUT US

Mission

The Golden Door Foundation (GDF) is a non-profit organization centered on providing scholarship and educational opportunities to individuals in South Carolina.

 

GDF focuses on the development and implementation of programs designed to:

  • engage the community in mentorship and cultural enrichment;

  • promote literacy, history, and STEM; 

  • equip students with job readiness skills; and

  • raise awareness of educational and systematic issues present in the community.

Our Programs

 

Meet The Team

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Travis Bookert

Travis received his B.S. degree in Sport and Entertainment Management from the University of South Carolina. 

Travis Bookert

Columbia, SC

Senior Airman

US Air Force

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George 'Matt' Williamson

Matt served in the Army National Guard. He received a B.S. degree in Sociology from Voorhess College. He received his M.Ed. degree from Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University. He is also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

George Williamson

Darlington, SC

High School Teacher

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Nyteisha 'Teisha' Bookert

Teisha received her B.S. and M.S. degree in Computer Science from South Carolina State University and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University respectively. She supported the Department of the Navy for two years. 

Nyteisha Bookert

Columbia, SC

PhD student