Meet Omar and Saleama Ruvalcaba

Hey There!

Omar and Saleama Ruvalcaba have been happily married for 19 years. They are proud parents of 5.

Omar and Saleama began their homeschool journey in 2010. Together they have served the homeschool community in Memphis, TN through their homeschool nonprofit Gifted Athletes Homeschool P.E. and through P226 Innovative Homeschoolers.

Omar and Saleama’s desire is to strengthen the homeschool community through connection.

Community + Connection = Change

When the homeschool community intentionally connects with each other, change happens. We develop friendships, embrace other cultures, we learn and grow together – and thus – we raise our children to become open-minded leaders for the future.

About Saleama

Saleama is the director of Proverbs 22:6 Innovative Homeschoolers and director of Gifted Athletes Homeschool P.E. Saleama is also a speaker who is available to speak on various Christian topics. Saleama has a BS in Church Ministries and a MA in Theological Studies.

About Omar

Omar is the executive director of P226 Innovative Homeschoolers, non basketball athletic director for MHEA (Memphis Homeschool Area Association), assistant varsity football coach at ECS high school, and owns and operates Gifted Athletes Homeschool P.E. Omar has a BS in Church Ministries, a certified group fitness instructor, and currently work toward his athletic performance enhancement certification.


The Ruvalcaba’s attend Bellevue Baptist Church, in Memphis, TN. Omar is a deacon at Bellevue Baptist Church, and 6th grade boys Life Group director. Saleama is a 3rd grade Life Group director at Bellevue.

Although Omar and Saleama lead both P226 and Gifted Athletes Homeschool P.E., people often confuse the groups as connected organizations. They are not connected organizations. P226 and Gifted Athletes require separate registrations and separate fees.