Meet The Team




                              Karrianna Turner, Manager, OYS


Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Education: BA, Political Science, M.Div., Masters of Divinity, D.Min., Doctorate in Ministry (IP)

Fun Fact: I Love Frank Sinatra!

Favorite Quote:  “The biggest adventure you can take is to live the life of your dreams.”




                              Mussettee Hill, Youth Services Coordinator Senior, OYS



                                           Initiative POC:  Alliance on Youth, Youth Homelessness and Economic Wellbeing

Hometown: Columbus, GA

Education: BS, Criminal Justice, M.PA., Masters of Public Administration

Fun Fact: I like to ride go-carts!

Favorite Quote:  “I have learned that making a living is not the same thing as making a life” - Maya Aneglou



                                                                                                       Jashawn Williams, Project Manager I 



Initiative POC:  Safe Kids, Youth Commision, Escape Sex Trafficking Awareness, Fire Explorers

Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Education: Bachelor’s Degrees in Criminal Justice & Communications

Fun Fact: I loved Caribbean Food 

                              Favorite Quote: “ The Man who has no imagination has no wings”- Muhammad Ali                              




                                        Lidia Quinones, Project Manager I



         Initiative POC: Growing Healthy Babies, Project One80, Girls Clubhouse, LifePrep Academy, OYS Newsletter, OYS Website

         Hometown: Oakland, CA

         Education: B.A. Psychology, M.Ed. Human Development & Community Counseling, PhD Educational Psychology (IP)

         Fun Fact: Mexican food is my favorite!

                                   Favorite Quote: “Figure out who you are and be that person” -QG






                                            Vanessa A. Amos, Administrative Assistant



Hometown: Bronx, NY

          Education: B.S. in Psychology

          Fun Fact: She has three little guys and a new baby girl that mean the world to her!

          Favorite Quote: “When a person shows you who they are the first time believe them” – Maya Angelou



                              EDward Long, Project Coordinator OYS



                                           Initiative POC:  Beyond Today, Youth Empowerment Circles, R.I.S.E Up, S.T.E.(A).M Truck, and Pipelines

Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Education: B.A., Business Administration and Exposure to Journalism, M.A., Religious Studies 

Fun Fact: He is a 2006 Stellar Award Winning Song Writer!

Favorite Quote:  “What does it profit a man to gain the world and loose his soul." - Mark