Our History

JR Brothers was founded in 1987 and incorporated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit in 2001.
JR Brothers has reached thousands of youth through several programs over the last thirty years. We have served 38 states and Mexico with 72 programs in Texas. Our curriculum has been use throughout the world.
All funding has been donated by individuals, churches, and small businesses with whom we have been associated.

Below is a brief list of projects and their descriptions that we have been involved with:

1987-2015 Light Artistry – Traveled to 38 states and Mexico teaching and mentoring teens using music and art.
1996- 1998 Cherokee Children’s Home- Children’s Worship
1995-1997 Mexico Work Camps-Traveled with at-risk teens from the U.S. to help poverty stricken families in Mexico.
1995-2013 Youth at-risk summer counseling camps, mentoring and teaching abused teens.
2000-2013 Western Hills Church- Children’s worship programs.
2000 Published first curriculum, “No Round Heads.”
2003 Bethany Lutheran Church- Children’s worship program.
2003 Sponsored Cherokee Children’s Home for Christmas.
2004-2005 Sponsored Sunny Glen Children’s Home for Christmas.
2005-2011 Youth at-risk summer retreat camps.
2005 Sponsored back-to-school drive, Longview, Texas.
2007 Opened JR Brothers Vocational Automotive
2007-2016 Trained and mentored at-risk teens through Votech.
2006-2007 Sponsored Central Texas Children’s Home for Christmas.
2007 Published first children’s book “The Adventures of Pork and Bean.”
2008 Published second curriculum book “Bible Barn.”
2009 Published first pre-teen book “Resilent- The Ghosts of Antietam.”
2008-2012 Provided clothing, furniture, and auto repairs for fixed income grandparents that are raising at-risk grandchildren.
2010 First Children’s DVD released “Bible Barn.”