Yaminah Childress

by | Nov 26, 1902 | Grant Advisors

TPP Grant Recipient

Yaminah Childress is the Founder and Executive Director of the DREAM It Forward Foundation, a nonprofit who’s mission is to help build a foundation of knowledge, life skills, and cultural awareness to youth in under-served communities through mentoring. Yaminah has always had the strong desire to mentor single mothers and young women, being a young single-mother herself. Now she mentors both male and female youth ages 5-18, and single-mothers ages 25 and younger.
Over the course of her life, Yaminah has earned an Associates Degree in Secondary Education; a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, where she received the highest honor of Summa Cum Laude, and a Juris Doctorate Degree. Yaminah is also a Social Entrepreneur who wears many hats. However, her greatest achievement is being the mother to her three daughters, and son, who she refers to as SC4.

Written by Milena Fraccari