Shaping the pathways of tomorrow
Foreshadow is a non-profit aspiring to bring change by bridging the achievement gap for youth in the Twin Cities.
Preparing Twin Cities youth for a brighter future
Our mission is to equip the youth within the Twin Cities community with the necessary knowledge and life skills to be successful throughout their educational and professional futures. We achieve this through our Innovation Program, an initiative that allows kids in fourth and fifth grade to create and market a real product. Proceeds from the sale of this product go to an organization of the children’s choice, thereby teaching business concepts and demonstrating the impact they can have on their world.
Driven by our four founding principles, we strive to show kids that they can be anything — and spark their imaginations in the process.
Recently, Foreshadow has joined the TurnSignl Foundation in its commitment to the advancement of social justice. This partnership allows us to empower community members of all ages to reimagine a brighter future.
We aspire to partner with our Twin Cities youth
Our aspirations for the future are to build scalable and specialized programs for youth grades 4th -12th grade. With our guiding principles in mind, we will thrive as an organization focused on providing the necessary resources and tools to help each individual realize their goals. We firmly believe the future is bright and we will focus on providing hope and understanding of the possible through education.
Our Principles (The Four C’s)
Building scalable programs at all levels.
Empowering our community with the tools to be successful in our ever-changing society.
The developmental belief that all things are accomplishable with grit, understanding and hard work.
Acknowledging our successes.
Foreshadow Innovation Program
Foreshadow’s Innovation Program is a 12-week initiative created to introduce students to entrepreneurship and business. Foreshadow Scholars will explore the core disciplines of starting a business, solving problems, and working in cross functional teams with a goal of launching a REAL business.
Our Core Competencies
Intentionally influencing one’s thinking, feelings, behaviors to achieve an objective.
Ability to look past the events of today and into the possibilities of tomorrow.
Adapting to environmental changes to better serve our community.
Help Foreshadow build a better future for youth.
Meet the Team
Executive Director, Foreshadow
As Executive Director of Foreshadow, Rashelle brings an extensive and diverse background in leading initiatives that put young people at the forefront of leading change in their own communities. Her expertise in partnership development, strategic planning, community engagement, program design and youth development guide our mission and support our pursuit of building new pathways for tomorrow.
Co-Founder & Board Member
Andre Creighton, MBA
Andre graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2013 with a Public Accounting degree and Augsburg University in 2019 with an MBA in Finance. He possesses 8+ years of accounting, finance, and operational expertise. During the early part of his career, he spent 4 years in Public Accounting, working in taxation for CPA firm Lurie LLP and a national conglomerate Baker Tilly LLP. Thereafter, he worked for Cargill Inc in their corporate tax strategy department for 2 1/2 years as a Senior Tax Analyst. His final stint before joining TurnSignl as CFO and COO was with SPIRE Credit Union as the lead Senior Financial Analyst, where he was helping buildout their Finance Department. Andre serves as one of the founding members of Foreshadow and on their Board of Directors.
Co-Founder & Board Member
Mychal Frelix, MBA
Mychal serves as Co-Founder and Board Member of Foreshadow. He also volunteers with a number of non-profit organizations in the Twin Cities area. Prior to joining TurnSignl as their CTO and CRO, Mychal managed Enterprise Accounts at Sony Electronics where he helped Fortune 500 companies adopt innovative technology solutions and guided channel partnership relationships. He has 8 years of technology and sales experience with extensive knowledge of cloud, hybrid IT, SaaS, ERP/MRP, hardware, and electronics. Mychal holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of St. Thomas where he majored in Marketing and a master’s of business administration (MBA) from Augsburg University with a focus in Organizational Leadership.
Become a part of Foreshadow’s team
There are many ways to make an impact. Volunteers, donors and schools are all an important part of our youth development program. If you want to help inspire kids to be their best selves while learning life skills and fostering success, get in touch with a member of our team.
How can you help?
We’re always looking for students, Page Scholars and other individuals who are willing to volunteer to work with kids or on the administrative side of our organization. Every minute matters.
Every donation gives kids throughout the Twin Cities the chance to become entrepreneurs. Become a corporate partner, create a fundraiser or donate $1 at a time. Every dollar counts.