Kenneth Acquah is the Founder and President of Hope for Us Inc. Kenneth Acquah is a graduate of College of the Holy Cross located in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is a Bronx native who has been an instrumental member in his community, and has had the opportunity to work with inner-city youth for over seven years. He has mentored young people as a counselor at St. Vincent de Paul Camp located in Putnam Valley, NY. and as a basketball instructor in the Castle Hill Community located in Bronx, NY. In addition to his work in the Bronx community, he has also been a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America chapter in Worcester, Massachusetts where he mentors a 9 year old. Kenneth currently works for J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
Gary Acquah is the Vice President of Hope for Us Inc. Gary is a graduate of College of the Holy Cross located in Worcester, Massachusetts. While at Holy Cross, he served as captain of the Holy Cross football team. Gary was born and raised in the Bronx. He has spent well over eight years volunteering his time in the Bronx community. He has also spent four years being a vital part of the Worcester, MA community. Gary has participated in many community projects such as cleaning and helping build play grounds for the Worcester Community. He also plays an instrumental role in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of America chapter in Worcester in which he is responsible for organizing multiple activities. Gary has had the opportunity of interning with ESPN in which he worked with Human Resource Content Planning groups. Gary currently works at Beckman Coulter.
Kevin Crespo is the Treasurer of Hope for Us Inc. Kevin was born and raised in the Bronx. He is currently in his senior year at Pace University located in Pleasantville, New York. He is holds a BBA in Marketing. Kevin has donated his time to work with inner city children for many years. Kevin has volunteered a great amount of his time for the past 6 years at Saint Vincent de Paul Camp located in Putnam Valley, NY. There he served as a head counselor to children from the inner city of New York. Kevin has also worked as an after school tutor at Saint Helena's Elementary School for the past five years. Born and raised in the Bronx, Kevin currently lives in Mount Vernon.
Yolexis Rodriguez is the Program Director for Hope for Us Inc. Always happy to give back to the community, Yolexis has dedicated much of her time to the needs of youth. Yolexis has been a mentor in Preston High School’s Big Sister, Little Sister program and has also acted as a volunteer with the NYPD’s Police Athletic League. Born in the Lower East Side, Yolexis is now a Bronx resident and attends Pace University. At Pace Yolexis is a Resident Assistant and a member of several organizations, including the Criminal Justice Society. A criminal justice major, Yolexis aspires to earn her Juris Doctor following college education. In the interest of pursuing a law career, she currently interns at the Westchester County District Attorney’s office.