Kelvin Washington Jr., a native of Houston has a simple motto; “serve to save.” Kelvin believes the foundation of hope begins with positive relationships. His sole purpose in life is to provide hope through building meaningful connections, all while being hyperaware for the African American male. Kelvin holds a M.Ed from the University of Washington in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on African American males in European classrooms. Kelvin earned an Environmental Education Certificate from IslandWood located on Bainbridge Island, where he was the first African American male graduate and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Howard University. Kelvin is truly a family man who believes without God, his wife Carlena, and his family he is nothing.