Anthony was raised in Lorain, Ohio then migrated to and resided in Columbus, OH for 30 years. Brother Jones relocated back to Northeast Ohio in 2015, where he has established Men of Courage in Lorain, OH. He is a graduate of Defiance College earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. He served in the role of National Director of the Laymen’s Ministry of Church Alive Ministries International for three years, led by Bishop Donald J. Washington (Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church – Columbus, OH). Anthony has an adult daughter and 2 granddaughters. Anthony’s mother and grandparents set the standard of how a Christian should live by walking upright in obedience. Anthony is an avid support the Cleveland Browns and the Cleveland Indians in which he loves and studies the histories of both sports, but his heart-felt passion is assisting men in becoming the Christlike men that they were created to become. Anthony's favorite scripture is Matthew 25: 31-46.
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Derrick C. Lewis is a mentor, life coach, motivational speaker and youth advocate who has over 20 years of experience speaking into the lives of young people. His goal is to Inspire, empower and motivate them to reach their fullest potential. Mr. Lewis currently serves in the dual role of Vice President and Chief Operations Officer for Men of Courage, a non-profit organization dedicated to developing and empowering men to reach their fullest potential as husbands, fathers and community leaders. In addition, he also oversees the “Outside The Outerbelt” Youth Mentoring Series. The series was established by Derrick to support parents and educators along the path of developing young men spiritually, socially and educationally to meet the future demands and responsibilities of manhood. Brother Lewis holds an Associate’s degree in evangelism and community outreach from Valor Christian College and a Bachelor’s degree from Ohio Christian College in Church Leadership and Non-Profit Organization. He resides in Columbus Ohio with his beautiful wife Carla and daughter Dalasia.
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