March 22, 2022

Welcome Nick Whitaker to the MAM Board of Directors

We are excited to welcome Nick Whitaker as the newest member of the MAM board of directors. Nick was born and raised in the Memphis area and currently serves as an Executive Director for JPMorgan Chase’s commercial banking team. Before embarking on his career in the financial services industry, he…
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Success Stories
January 6, 2022

Take a Look Back at 2021 at MAM

Take a look back at 2021 at MAM   January We celebrated National Mentoring Month! Former MAM kid and current Grants & Engagement Coordinator Mandie Johnson discusses the relationship with her mentor and the young lady she now mentors in a Choose901 article Check it out here.⠀ February A week…
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November 23, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Mary

Mary was born and raised in Memphis. Although she was "drug" to church every Sunday, she remembers accepting Christ at a young age. As she got older and more involved at her church, Mary could feel her relationship with the Lord growing stronger. Her faith was tested when she became…
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In The NewsSuccess Stories
November 15, 2021

Kevin Windsor Honored as Chief Financial Officer of the Year

We're excited to announce that Kevin Windsor, MAM chief financial officer, is one of three 2021 CFO of the Year honorees in the nonprofit sector. In its 12th year, the awards program created by the Memphis Business Journal seeks to honor financial professionals in Memphis and the Mid-South for outstanding…
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November 5, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jeff

Jeff lived a nomadic childhood, moving from Phoenix to Boston to Albuquerque before moving to Memphis in 1993. He has lived in Memphis since then and calls it "home." Growing up, Jeff's mother would take him and his sister to church occasionally; however, they would visit churches of different denominations.…
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October 21, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Gabe

Gabe serves as the neighborhood director at MAM MLK Prep located in the same community he was born and raised, Frayser. He was adopted by his aunt and is the youngest of seven brothers and three sisters. His aunt always brought the family to church, and he was baptized at…
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MAM Miscellaneous
October 15, 2021

Keva Latham Becomes MAM Chairman of the Board, First Woman to Accept this Role

After serving on the board of directors of Memphis Athletic Ministries since 2019, Keva Latham has accepted the role of chairman of the board, becoming the first woman to hold this title. In accepting this role she says, "I hope to engage with MAM's staff, families, and communities to make…
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October 6, 2021

Meet Our Directors: Jerjuanna

Native of Greenville, Mississippi, Jerjuanna says she somewhat grew up as a "preacher's kid" because the father figure in her life - her uncle - was a pastor. Although she went to church every Sunday, she only followed that lifestyle because she had to. She went on to receive a…
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September 27, 2021

MAM featured as a WREG Community Changer

Article written by: Corie Ventura Find original article here. We believe good news belongs on TV and online. Our community changers series highlights organizations making a positive impact! This week, we met up with a group creating a safe and encouraging option for students after school. Friendship, coaching, growing and…
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September 24, 2021

Welcome Willie Jenkins to the MAM Board of Directors

We are excited to welcome Willie Jenkins as the newest member of the MAM board of directors! Born in Flint, Michigan and raised in Memphis, TN, Jenkins attended Fairley High School where he earned local, regional, and state basketball honors. After transferring from the University of Massachusetts, Jenkins earned his…
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