In a very delightful PSA for My Brother's Keeper, the White House's youth mentoring program, President Obama served as a mentor for some kid named Stephen Curry. The POTUS guided Steph through proper ball-handling techniques and how to make a volcano worthy of any science fair's #1 award ribbon.

According to the program's website, 16 million American youths between the ages of 8-18 don't have a "trusted adult who they believe they can turn to for advice and guidance," with 9 million of those adolescents facing adversities that put them at a higher risk of succumbing to academic and health issues.

The benefits of mentoring can be tremendous.

Students who meet regularly with their mentors are 52% less likely than their peers to skip a day of school and 37% less likely to skip a class.

Youth who meet regularly with their mentors are 46% less likely than their peers to start using illegal drugs and 27% less likely to start drinking.

Seventy-six percent at-risk young adults who had a mentor aspire to enroll in and graduate from college versus half of at-risk young adults who had no mentor. They are also more likely to be enrolled in college.

Mentoring reduces “depressive symptoms” and increases “social acceptance, academic attitudes and grades.”

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How our POTUS can fit in mentoring young Stephen between his day-to-day presidential duties is a further testament to our Commander-in-Chief's organizational skills (or maybe he just has Senioritis). Stephen may one day grow up to be a successful athlete or volcano specialist thanks to Obama's guidance.

Sources: The White House | My Brother's Keeper