Ifeakumdin’chi (My Wealth Is In The Lord) was raised in Memphis, TN. He attended Memphis Central High School and graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from Southern University. Efay is a creative and an outgoing individual that loves to engage in fashion design, sports, and fine arts. He has mentored and worked with inner city youth since his early teenage years. The oldest of two younger sisters, Efay understands what it means to be a leader and positive role model to kids of all ages. He has been a staff member of Boys and Girls Club Greater Memphis since 2006.
Email: AkumdiO [at] bgcm [dot] org
Nyrone Hawkins was born October 17 1969 in Montgomery, AL the fourth child to Martha Hawkins in a single parent household. Signed with Memphis State University in 1988 on a football scholarship. Obtained a degree in Communications from University of Memphis in 2007. Has been a leader in the Memphis non-profit arena for over 16 years. Has tirelessly work to improve the plight of the youth of Memphis and Shelby County and the overall imagine of the city. Inducted University of Memphis MClub Hall of Fame the Billy J. Murphy Award. Selected the 2020 University of Memphis Black Alumni Chapter Alumna of the Year. Married to wife Yolanda D. Hawkins of 18 years. We share a daughter Nyia Simone Hawkins.
Email: nyroneh [at] bgcm [dot] org