Location

Houston, Texas

Size

3,200 sf

Project Features
  • College & career center
  • Café
  • Wellness center
  • Counseling office
  • Game room
The teen-specific facility is the first Boys & Girls Teen Club in Houston and the first in the nation to be supported by an NFL team. The 3,200 square foot facility is the first space of its kind in Houston exclusively for youth ages 14 to 17. Members of the Teen Club are provided with the programming and facilities necessary to help them transition to adulthood.

The Teen Club is also next door to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Houston’s flagship club, the John & Cissy Havard Club. Another unique feature of this Club is their partnership with the Houston Food Bank, allowing teens the opportunity to distribute food to members of the surrounding community that are in need. 

Every day after school, teens at the Houston Texans Teen Club may be found doing yoga in the wellness center, catching up on homework in the reading room, preparing a healthy snack in the kitchen, playing pool in the game room, or in the food pantry sorting food for distribution.

The space includes a college and career center, cafe, wellness center, counseling office, Carnival’s Endzone (game room) that was done in collaboration with partner Carnival Cruise Line, and a mural by Houston native, renowned artist, Jimmy Houston on the side of the building.
Janis Brackett, AIA, LEED AP 713 426 7426
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As our Community Team Leader, Janis brings 20 years of experience and a dedication to the collaborative process to Kirksey’s Community Team. Besides her proven ability to keep projects in budget and on schedule, she is enthusiastic about developing relationships with her clients and seeing their ideas and goals become realized. Janis was the 2014 President of AIA Houston, the 2010 Chair of Gulf Coast Green, and also served on the Editorial Committee for GreenWorks Houston.