Representative Shevrin D. Jones is the CEO and Founder of LEAD Nation (Leaders by Empowerment, Activists by Development) and the Founder and Chair for the South Florida Youth Summit. His passion and commitment for youth has inspired many to be proactive in fostering change in their homes and their communities. Shevrin’s service to the community includes his current role as Florida State Representative of House District 101. He is also a member of various community initiatives.
Whitney P. RawlsCo-Founder
Whitney Rawls is the Vice Chair of L.E.A.D. Nation. He is the chief idea mover at Notion Motion Corp. where he consults and advises on civic & political issues, business startup, development and stabilization, and growth for non-profits and small businesses. He also serves on several boards, working with public and private organizations for toward developing better social responsibility, economic development and human capital services policies in urban environments.
Adrian D. FreemanExecutive Director
Adrian D. Freeman is the Executive Director of the South Florida Youth Summit as well as L.E.A.D. Nation. He is a driven success motivator and coach and enjoys connecting people with resources that will take them further in life. Adrian’s approach is transformational and he breathes it into all his endeavors. Adrian is also an author, speaker and owner of Adrian Speaks International.
Kerline JulesYouth Summit Chair
A native of Miami, Florida, Kerline Jules is one of South Florida’s leading young professionals and community leaders invested in public service and is passionate about elevating the message of social and economic empowerment. With the tagline “Passion. Purpose. Impact.” Kerline is the visionary behind The K.Jules Project, a social impact venture focused on Kerline’s passion in social and economic empowerment.