Board of Directors

Jessica Oteka, Executive Director

Jessica Oteka has worked with inner-city non-profits and ministries for over 15 years in various leadership and support roles. She has a passion and desire to see youth overcome hard circumstances and obstacles so that they may live productive and successful lives that benefit their communities and world. She believes that youth have so much value to add to the world and they are worth investing in and fighting for because they are our future leaders.

Jessica has a Bachelors degree in Business Management from Belmont Abbey College and an M.P.A. in Non-Profit Management from Regent University. She lives with her husband Michael in the inner city of Atlanta and they are heavily invested in their community.


Mike Littrel, Board Chairman
Founder and CEO of X3 Sports Enterprises

Mike is a graduate of Georgia State University and member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. He founded X3 Sports in 2007 and has since grown the business into a multi-million dollar company. X3 Sports currently has 4 locations and will open 2 more by the Spring of 2019 with plans to franchise in December 2018. He manages over 9 million dollars in annual revenue and leads over 100 employees.


Denise Price, Vice President of X3 Sports Enterprises

Denise has had over 15 years of experience in nonprofit program development and fundraising and over 20 years of experience in early childhood development. Denise holds a Ph. D. and MS in Human Services and Nonprofit Management.


Karen Rose, Director of Development
The Grove Park Foundation

Karen has had over 30 years of experience in various non-profit leadership and consulting roles. She has been responsible for helping to raise over 50 million dollars for nonprofits such as The Grove Park Foundation and The Good Samaritan Health Center.