Darren Green will be the keynote speaker of the 9th Annual Parents Step Ahead, “Parent of the Year” Awards Gala on Friday December 5, 2014. The ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. in the Wyndham Dallas Love Field Hotel.
Darren “Freedom” Green, lives and trains individuals with the mindset that an educated and freed mind is a step in the direction called “true freedom.” Darren is a Community Advocate and Professional Speaker who has dedicated his life to empowering and strengthening people and communities. Education, Public Safety, Life Skills/Critical Thinking, Children, Financial Literacy, Civic Participation/Community Building, Culture, and Home Ownership are his primary areas of focus. His straightforward style, hands-on approach, and life experiences have earned him not only the positions of Trenton town council President and West Ward Committeeman, but also a highly respected mentor and member of his community.
“I am looking forward to speaking and impacting that’s part of my purpose and assignment.” Mr. Green spoke in regards to the upcoming gala, “We must always remember the greatness of our ancestors but we are responsible for being, living greatness right now.”
Darren formerly served as a Shift Commander at the Mercer County Juvenile Detention Center and as an Administrator at a Private Charter School. He is currently a Facilitator for B.O.Y.D. (Building Our Youths Development) which was recognized by Mrs. Marian Edelman of the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington DC, and a partner –Vice President of the nonprofit- My Eternal Family. He hosted an online TV show called “Freedom” for Trentonian TV, is the Co-Host of “On the Reel” radio, and a consultant for ‘From the Block to the Boardroom’, LLC – a program where he educates prisoners and teaches entrepreneurial skills.