Get to Know the Faces behind On Your Feet Ministries Inc.
DESHAWN WOODS, MSOL, CLC
CEO & Founder
As the founder of OYFM, DeShawn is passionate about reaching out to youth that are having trouble transitioning into adulthood. DeShawn is driven to ensure that our next generation is well equipped with the knowledge necessary for the future.
MELISSA BLACKMER, MBA, MSED, LMFT, LMHC
Governance & Compliance Head
Melissa is an experienced supervisor that ensures our communication with the community is up to our organization's standards. As a licensed therapist, Melissa is dedicated to ensure all individuals are treated with respect.
Marketing and Advertising Head
An invaluable part of the On Your Feet Ministries Inc. staff and leadership, Ash Shakirah has witnessed the continued evolution of our programs from that start. With extensive experience in marketing, Shakirah drives our outreach and community efforts.
KIANA WILLIAMS, MPSY
Educational Transition Coach
Kiana is an experienced coach that has shown success in assisting young adults in their transition to post-secondary school. As an Educational Transition Coach, Kiana ensures that you have all of the tools you need to move to the next level in your education.
JAMES JOHNSON, MPSY
Spiritual Wellness & General Life Coach
James is an experienced Pastor, mentor, and teacher that pours into the next generation with a biblical foundation. As a Master of Psychology, James is well rounded at helping to build life skills needed for success.
XAVIER WILLIAMS, B.A
As an entrepreneur, professional marketer, and business owner, Xavier knows all about paving the way for your career. Xavier can assist you in developing your resume, business, website, and any areas related to your career goals.