Program manager- LaRachelle Smith


LaRachelle is a graduate of the LEAD21 program, trained on four core areas of leadership development. These are effective communication, managing conflict, fostering collaboration, and leading organizational change. Her participation in the Rice University Executive Education program has also strengthened her knowledge in Leading Change, Leading Teams, and Negotiations. She has been an MBTI Certified Practitioner since 2015. She received her bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and earned an MBA. Currently, LaRachelle is a doctoral student in Leadership for Higher Education.

 Executive Director/ Founder- Julius Bayone

Originally from Alexandria, Louisiana, Julius grew up with a passion to thrive and be successful in education, sports, and community. Julius’s lifelong passion has been to serve young boys in under served communities. He believes that we can transform the lives of boys everywhere through Development, Empowerment, and Inspiration.