Alumni Working In: Education & Training

Xavier Jennings

Xavier Jennings grew up in the inner city of Denver, CO. He is a proud father of two kids. As a former ‘opportunity youth’ who faced many obstacles that forced him to dropout of high school, Xavier now mentors, teaches classes, and works directly with youth as they work to transform their own lives and…

Andre Guy

Casondra Webb-Cole

Kurt Ogbewele

Hello my name is Kurt Ogbewele and I am from Brooklyn, New York. I played College basketball at Arizona Western Community College and Colorado Christian University. I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Organizational Management in Christian Leadership. I graduated in 2011. I later went on to play professional basketball in France and Romania. After…

Shalelia Dillard

Shalelia Dillard is a Denver native and has been an educator for over 11 years. A Daniels Fund Scholar and survivor of situational homelessness, Shalelia has used her life circumstances to give back in the area that saved her life, education. After receiving her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Hampton University,…

Leabre McNeal

10 years experience in logistics and supply chain. 5 years experience as a CTE business professor. Believer, Coach, Mentor.

Kendrick Friendly

Kendrick Friendly is a transformational leader who is committed to family, equitable education and community advocacy. Kendrick received his Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the University of Northern Colorado and later received a Master degree in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University. Kendrick is also a 2013 Chamber Connect Leadership Development Program graduate.…

Nicole Monroe

Nicole is a proud native of Colorado, raised in North Aurora and a devoted mother of two children and now a proud grandmother. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from Regis University and dual-licensure as a Licensed Mental Health and Addiction Clinician with a passion for gang intervention and violence reduction.…

Ahmad Lowe

Sade’ Cooper

Sade is a native to Denver, CO, although raised in Moreno Valley, CA, her roots are deeply embedded in the Mile-High City. In 2004 she pursued a career in finance with US Bank, soon after she climbed the ranks being promoted to Branch Manager leading a team of thirteen employees as well as being awarded…