The 2019 Guysen W. Lockett

“Suit Him Up” Award

The Guysen Lockett “Suit Him Up” Award was established in recognition of Mr. Guysen W. Lockett, who is the father of the CEO/Founder of Tools For Success, Inc., Marquis Coates. In honor of the role model Mr. Lockett has become and his belief that all young men should have at least one suit, Tools For Success, Inc. will be awarding suits and professional dress attire to deserving young men who are currently enrolled in a Philadelphia public high school. It is Tools For Success, Inc.’s organizational vision, to assist in building the professional wardrobes of young men “purposed for success”. Do you qualify? If so, please complete the attached application and answer the required essay questions.


There shall be no restriction on any applicant by reason of race, age, creed, color, or national origin. The only limitations are the following:

• Applicants must be permanent Philadelphia residents.

• Applicants must be an 11th or 12th grade male in a Philadelphia public high school.

• Applicants must have a GPA of 2.0 or better.

• Applicants must provide updated high school transcripts with application.

Please read the following very carefully. Failure to comply could result in disqualification.

How to Apply

Complete the ”Suit Him Up” application, including the written essay, and return all documentation to Tools For Success, Inc. P.O. Box 21492, Philadelphia, PA 19141 by March 29, 2019 (must be postmarked by this date).


The deadline for all application submissions is March 29, 2019.

APPLICATION: TFS Suit Him Up Award 2019