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Malik amir L. Mix

Chairman of the board

Malik Amir is from Detroit, Michigan and a graduate of University Prep Academy High School. He studies Marketing at Michigan State University. Malik Amir has committed his leadership to serving the MSU campus, especially first-generation college students. His tenacity encouraged him to serve as an Intercultural Aide for his institution. In addition, he was awarded the Dr. Lee June Award for Multi-Cultural Leadership Award. The most distinguishable title he holds is being a 2018 Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar.

His goal is to bring his vision for the youth of Detroit into fruition by fostering individual's passion until they become doers.

Through Our Young Leaders Foundation, Malik Amir Mix plans to effectively maximize youth development, stimulate literacy through scholarship, and revitalize urban neighborhoods.


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Tamara M. Simmons

President

Tamara is from Detroit, Michigan and a graduate of University Prep Academy High School. She studies Marketing at Michigan State University. Tamara has dedicated a majority of her schedule to making a difference in the Detroit and Lansing community. In addition, she has committed her leadership to serving the MSU campus, as a Residential Assistant. For the past 3 years, Ms. Simmons has served as an America Reads tutor for the Edgewood Network Center.

Her goal is to exercise her purpose through encouraging corporations to improve their corporate social responsibility for underrepresented communities.

Through Our Young Leaders Foundation, Tamara Simmons plans to sustain the educational growth of upcoming generations from urban communities.