Dr. Paul Phillips

Paul has a Masters from Loyola University and is formerly an ISACA IT Director at General Growth Properties. More Importantly he is a Father, professor, minister, trainer, and mentor. Paul thoroughly enjoys helping young men. If you would like to connect with Paul you can email him at PaulPhillips66@hotmail.com.

Nakware Howard

Nakware is a graphic designer professional with a Bachelors degree from DePaul University. He currently works as the lead graphic designer for NCSA Athletic recruiting and has a true passion for helping the youth. If you would like to connect with Nakware he can be reached at nakwarehoward@gmail.com.

Keith Woodley

Keith is native of Chicago's South side and has been working with urban youth for the past decade. His heart for serving young people and love for sports led him to volunteer for Kids Across America (KAA), a sports camp for inner-city teens. In fact, he moved to Branson, Missouri, to work full-time at KAA for two years. In August 2010, Keith moved back to Chicago to serve as the youth Pastor of Bethel House of Prayer in the Roseland Community. Over the years has also served with various Chicago ministries such as Tha House Church and By The Hand Club for Kids. Keith is now the director of SLAM, a high school mentoring program located in downtown Chicago. Keith is married to his beautiful wife Chazle', he also enjoys playing sports and spending time with family and friends.

If you would like to connect with Keith you can contact via email: keith@gripyouth.com and on Twitter and Instagram @KDWOODLEY and Facebook @Keith Woodley.

Keith D. Woodley

SLAM Program Director

John Jameson

John is a Career Development Specialist and Executive Recruiter with 10 years of experience. He currently works at Creative Financial Staffing as an Executive Recruiter and Team Lead. John has a passion for helping people develop their careers and create job search strategies. He received a Bachelors in Business Psychology from DePaul in 2014 and will finish a Master’s in Business Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in 2016. John enjoys writing, mentoring, reading, boxing, and yes, basketball. He is a Chicago Bulls fan and Chris Paul is his favorite NBA Player.

John can be reached at johnrjameson5@gmail.com and connected with on Linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/johnjamesontalent