Advising Generation z staff
CEO & President
Kristen Grant-Evuleocha, also known as Kristen Geez, was born and raised in North Texas. She attended Northwest high school, where Principal Linda Parker asked her to organize the first Black History program in the Fort Worth, that her career path was set. This responsibility sparked Kristen's interest in community involvement, so much, that she founded Advising Generation Z. Kristen has written curriculum for 32 independent school districts, written/directed content for training videos for GM Financial, articles for publications such as Equanimity Magazine and Women That Soar. Kristen attended Wiley College where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Ethical Leadership. She is currently pursuing her master’s in Leadership Development for Adolescences and Young Adults at Wayland Baptist University.
VP of Crisis Management
Jose Villasenor is from La Feria, a small town in south Texas. He has been an educator since 1995. Jose started as an elementary school teacher for 3 years, then an elementary school counselor for another 3 year and a high school counselor for 2 years. Jose became a school district administrator in 2003 and has been supervising Social Services, Guidance & Counseling, Deans of Students, Section 504, Truancy, Drug Prevention, Teenage Pregnant & Parenting, Homeless Education, Bullying and Mentoring programs for 15 years. Jose has worked in north Texas for the last 20 years, 9 years in Plano ISD and 11 years in Irving ISD.
Director of Funding & Partnerships
Kemmiko (Kem) Grant is the youngest of eight born in Yazoo City, Mississippi. Kem is a retired banker of 27 years and has held positions as Vice President of Comerica Bank, Chase Bank, and BBVA Compass Bank. She holds an Executive MBA in Business Leadership and a BS in Business Management. She also holds financial license such as health and life, notary services, and NMLS (Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System). She is currently an independent consultant for non-profits in the North Texas Area.
Graphic & Web Designer
Sara Michelle Tristan resides in Houston, Texas with her husband and three children. Sara has a strong background in communications and has worked on grants for non-profit organizations for more than 12 years. She currently owns her own graphic and web design company, Sara Michelle Design. She is a Wix Pro Designer and the Wix Houston Ambassador. She has worked with hundreds of clients worldwide and created more than 200 websites.
Community Relations Manager
Tyler Grant from San Antonio. Has a Master of Social Work. Tyler has 7 years of community engagement experience.
Shepherds of Healing Director
Alfred McAdory born in Chicago but raised in Monroe, LA. Alfred obtained his Bachelor's in Computer Information systems from University of Louisiana Monroe. Alfred has 12 years of experience me mentoring boys ages 6-21.
Mallory Synclaire Jones is from Houston, Texas. Mallory is currently pursuing her bachelors in Communication at North Texas at Denton. Mallory has 2 years’ experience building self-esteem for k-6 grade girls.
Maria G. Hernandez, Born Mexico. She has a Social and Science Degree and is a Visual Artist. Maria has 4 years of experience teaching Salsa Dancing to mothers and daughters.
K-12 Fine Arts Coordinator
Gabriel Rashad is from Dallas, Texas. He obtained a Bachelors in Radio, Television, & Film from Texas Southern University. 2 years of experience mentoring youth and 5 years working as a production assistant.
Ashley Nicole Cunningham is from Queens, New York and moved to Texas in 2002. Ashley has a Current Associates of Science, Bachelors of Science in Human Development and Family Studies, Masters of Science in Educational Psychology, Certification: Master Certified Mentor.
Ronequia McGregor is from Dallas Texas. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in Education - Life Science and her Master's in Special Education. Ronequia has 14 years in helping k-12 grade students succeed and operate at their highest potential.
Fine Art Coordinator
Keadra Jeter, grew up in East Texas. After graduating from Carthage high school, Keadra moved to Arlington Texas with her son Xavier, so she could purse her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Texas at Arlington. Keadra has participated in over 40 painting & illustration shows around Texas. Keadra is currently pursuing her master’s in Clinical Mental Health at Lamar University, with plans to open her own private practice teaching art therapy to children living in underserved areas.
2016-2018 Advisory Board