Gwendolyn Woods was born and raised in Memphis, Tn . She graduated from Central High School and later received a track scholarship to University of Memphis where she earned a Bachelor's degree in Communications. Gwendolyn also attended University of Phoenix and earned a Master's of Business Administration and Certificate of Human Resource Management.
Growing up in the inner city of Memphis and raised by a single mom after her father passed away from leukemia when she was just four years old, Gwendolyn has faced many challenges. However, the foundation from her mother and a particular mentorship from a middle school track coach significantly impacted her life as a child and pushed her to achieve greater goals for herself.
She is passionate about attempting to do that for our kids today. Gwendolyn has been blessed with several opportunities to work with youth in different organizations and is excited about being a part of the Memphis Boys & Girls Clubs. She is ready to "To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens."
Email: gwendolynw [at] bgcm [dot] org
Derron Sanders was born and raised in Memphis, TN. He is the youngest of four children and the son of a minister. He attended Sheffield High School and continued his education at Rust College receiving his degree in Mass Communications. "Mr. Dee" has worked with youth for the past 6 years in many different areas. Working with the school system and in the community has been the driving force for Derron to continue his love for working with kids. Derron is dedicated to the cause and is excited to be a part of Boys & Girls Club of Greater Memphis.