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Email: jdhenderson@ybunow.com

Jeffery Duncan Henderson has been a homeschool teacher for Eastside Academy Studies since 2016 and started his own homeschool called Youth Branding University Homeschool in 2017. 

He also launched the YBU - Youth Branding University – Youth Cyber Academy in September 2019 whereby he is teaching two College Planning Programs which one involving non-student athletes and the other one pertaining to student-athletes.  He launched the YBU - Youth Branding University – Adult Cyber Academy in March 2020 and is scheduled to launch the YBU - Youth Branding University – College Students Cyber Academy in April 2020.

He had been an advocate for youth since the age of 15 when he spoke at Harvard University at the National Council of State Committees for Youth Helping Youth.  He has been an educational coach, mentor, and trainer for youth and adults for over 30 years. He also founded and was the head coach for a High School Girls Basketball Team and Youth Track and Field Team.

Under his leadership since 2016, Coach Jeffery’s organization Youth Branding University has provided educational training and development programs to over 13,500, youth, 2,500 young adults and adults, and served 2,000 homeless individuals.

He played a key role in helping a non-profit organization start-up and manage two Trio Programs (i.e., Upward Bound Program and Upward Bound Math-Science) which is a federally funded youth educational program within the United States whereby two-thirds of all participants must be low-income, potential first-generation college students

He has been instrumental in helping non-profit and faith-based organization raise over $400,000 and assisted a non-profit organization in securing a multi-million grant.  Currently, he is spearheading an initiative for his organization Youth Branding University to become the legal fiscal agent of WATTS - Women Aspiring Together To Succeed.

He is the founder and CEO of Alpha and Omega International, Inc. (aoi), which was launched in 2004 Youth Branding University (YBU) which was launched in 2010, and Kick-Back At The Hang-Out Ministry (KBATHO) which was launched in 2017.  Inasmuch, he now spends most of his time, energy, and focus on Youth Branding University (YBU), and Kick-Back At The Hang-Out Ministry.

As to Youth Branding University, its motto is Educating, Elevating, Empowering, Enriching, and Equipping; Today's Youth. to become global leaders and wealth builders. Coach Jeffery is currently providing personal and professional development training to youth in one recreational center, one Elementary School, two Middle Schools, and numerous High Schools in the following areas: Life Preparation and Skills, College Planning, Financial Empowerment, Entrepreneurship, Investments, Technology, Business and Life Skills, Estate Planning, and Career Readiness.

In 2019, he had the opportunity to assist the Dale Carnegie of Georgia Generation Next 3 Day Summer Academy as a coach and trainer.  He has organized and hosted educational events involving the NFL Alumni Association Georgia and the NFL Players Association Atlanta.

He is currently the President of the Board of Directors for Community Teen Coalition, Secretary for Four Quarter$ Foundation, Inc., Treasurer of the Board of Directors for Out of Love Ministries and Member of the Board of Directors for Self-Image Development, Inc.  

Previously, Coach Jeffery was on the Board of Directors for the NFL Alumni Association Georgia (Treasurer/Secretary), Still Waters Youth Sinfo-Nia of Metropolitan Atlanta Orchestra/Dance Company (Chairperson), Thankful Missionary Baptist Church Building Fund (Chairperson), HPAC - Health Promotion Action Coalition, Inc. (Vice President), Picture of Health Foundation, Inc. (Member), More than Conquerors Inc. (Member), PACE - Professional Association of Customer Engagement (Member), and YES - Youth Education Sports (Member).

He is also on the CTAE Advisory Board for DeKalb County Schools, Towers High School, Cross Keys High School, Stone Mountain High School, and Mays High School.  Since 2015, Coach Jeffery has been an Entrepreneurship and Financial Literacy Youth Motivational Speaker for Operational Hope which is a worldwide non-profit organization.

He has been involved in the following organizations: Junior Achievement (Volunteer), Big Brother/Big Sisters (Mentor), Communities In Schools (Career Readiness, College Planning, Entrepreneurship, and Financial Literacy Motivational Speaker), Community Teen Coalition (Career Readiness, College Planning, Entrepreneurship, and Financial Literacy Motivational Speaker and Youth Mentor) Grace Heritage Christian Academy PTA (President), Chamblee Charter High School PTSA (Vice President), Faith Academy (Events Planner and Fundraiser), Chamblee Charter High School Lady Bulldogs Track and Field Team (President), Chamblee Charter High School Bulldogs Girls Basketball Team (Vice President), Chamblee Charter Middle School Lady Bulldogs Track and Field Team (Event Planner and Fundraiser), Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church Christian Education (Director), New Birth Missionary Baptist Church (Youth Basketball Head Coach and Evangelism Leader), Victory World Church – Atlanta (Youth Leader), USA Track & Field (Certified Youth Official), and State of Georgia Legislative Clergy Council (Member).

Furthermore, he has over 30 years as an accomplished customer relations advocate and operations/customer service management experience in collaborating with national and international financial business partners to achieve increased business, revenue, and return on investment (ROI). He also has a diverse global background in managing teams and projects involving promotional initiatives in multiple industries. He has a proven track record directing multi-million-dollar direct mail, inbound, and outbound marketing campaigns for Fortune 100 companies

He has traveled internationally (i.e. India, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica, and the Dominican Republic) on business, interacting with numerous business executive millionaires, and was formerly hired by billionaire J. Mack Robinson who the School of Business at Georgia State is named after.

While attending Clark Atlanta University (Atlanta, GA), he was President of Phi Beta Lambda (College Business Association).and a member of the Cinema Club.

He has been honored by Former Governor Nathan Deal (twice), Former Fulton County Commissioner Emma Darnell, and other organizations for his community service involvement in various communities; especially as it relates to the Next Generation.

He is a graduate of Clark College (Clark Atlanta University) with a minor in entrepreneurship, finance, and human resources.

Coach Jeffery has been married for over 35 years and has two daughters which one of his daughters graduated from Georgia Tech as an honored role student-athlete (Business and Technology Major) in Women’s Track and Field and the other one currently attending The University of Georgia as an honored role student-athlete (Civil Engineering Major) in Women’s Basketball.

 

 

2019-2020 Courses

Thursday - 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM


2020-2021 Courses

Monday - 10:45 AM to 12:15 PM

 
 
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