THOSE UPHOLDING THE DREAM, OUR VERY OWN SOCIAL JUSTICE LEAGUE

justiceleague

Meet Teen HYPE’s social justice league led by our fearless co-founders, Ambra Redrick and Franky Hudson, and the team of superheroes who use their powers to support young people.

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Ambra Redrick

UNSTOPPABLE MOMENTUM
AKA MS. RED
AMBRA REDRICK

CEO & Co-Founder

Ambra Redrick has the keen ability to plow through anyone or anything that stands in the way of serving youth. Not only does she guide the development ...
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TRACY ATKINSON

GALACTIC GURU OF GRANTS
TRACY ATKINSON

Grants Manager

Glides with grace into the grant gauntlet and leads our team's efforts to secure various federal, state, and local grants that support our mission to develop youth through health & literacy education.

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JOY BOST

PRINCESS OF POSITIVITY
JOY BOST

Manager of In-School Initiatives

Time and time again, when faced with challenging projects, our "Princess of Positivity", Joy Bost manages to save the day!
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Myriha Shephard-
Burton

WONDER WOMAN
MYRIHA BURTON

Health Educator

As strong as the Greek Gods themselves, she receives her powers to pulverize adverse health habits from her many years of experience in health education and performance arts.

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BOARD members

Our board is comprised of youth, community members, entrepreneurs, and professionals from the public, education, healthcare, and business sectors. They are youth champions who believe in youth voice, power, and potential and work in partnership with current and alumni Peer Educators to govern the organization.

ADVISORY BOARD

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Janice Cosby Adams

Ascension Health of Michigan

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Marc Bland

IHS Automotive Technology

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Rodney Cole

DTE Energy

Joni M. Thrower

Jamjomar DBA McDonald’s

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

teenhype board Jena Baker Calloway

Jena Baker Calloway

Secretary, Michigan State University

Symone Chandler

Internal Committee Chair, DTE Energy

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Ambra Redrick

CEO, Teen Hype

teenhype board Olushola Samuel

Olushola Samuel

Chair, Michigan Medicine

Angela Whitaker-Payton, Esq

Treasurer, Attorney/Sole Practitioner

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Rusty Young

External Committee Chair, Community member

Clarinda Barnett-Harrison

Board Member, Ford Motor Company

teenhype board Jade Burns

Jade Burns

Board Member, University of Michigan

teenhype board Sherisse Butler

Sherisse Butler

Board Member, Detroit Public Schools Community District

Garnet Calloway

Board Member, Terri's Cakes

Asandi Conner

Emeritus, Say It Write

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Willie Davis

Board Member, Willie Davis Realtor

Jade Gibbs

Teen Hype Peer Educator, Youth member

Soumaya Harb

Board Member, Wayne County Sheriff's Office

teenhype board Spencer Hughes

Spencer Hughes

Board Member, Rockbridge Growth Equity, LLC

Scott Kowalski

Board Member, PNC

Zahria Liggans

Teen Hype Peer Educator, Youth member

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Frederick McDonald

Board Member, Horizons Capital Partners, Scroll Capital Partners, Ellsworth Partners

Chris Pearson

Board Member, Community member

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Amy Peterson

Emeritus, Michigan Dept. of Community Health

Muddasar Tawakkul

Board Member, Ford Direct

Makai Taylor

Teen Hype Peer Educator, Youth member