Lawrence ("Kris") came to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Memphis years ago as a club member at the Goodwill unit. He joined the South Side unit as a part-time staff where he wore many hats including being the Job Ready Coordinator. He is a recent college graduate as a result of a University of Phoenix/Boys & Girls of America Scholarship for Boys & Girls Club members and staff. Now he serves as the Program Director at the Bernal E. Smith Sr. unit setting a great example for the members of what you can achieve when you set your mind to it.
Email: lawrencey [at] bgcm [dot] org
Kelly Thomas III was born and raised right here in Memphis, TN. He went to Northside High School where he was captain of the drum line and Band President. He later went on to attend ITT Technical Institute where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. Before becoming the Program Director for the Oakhaven Club, Kelly worked for the Parks & Neighborhoods division for the City of Memphis for seven years as a Recreation Leader. His love and desire to see children and young adults achieve their goals and see their dreams fulfilled are what drives him to do his job to the best of his ability
Email: kellyt [at] bgcm [dot] org