Our Minds Matter Urban Teen Summit

“Emotionally healthy sons become emotionally healthy fathers. Emotionally healthy sons become emotionally healthy husbands. Emotionally healthy sons become emotionally healthy leaders.”   These are the words of Jerome West, MAR, MRE, the program coordinator for the GRACE Initiative of CommQuest Services He is working toward a solution to destigmatize mental substance abuse in the African-American community and [...]


Ken Brunner-The Man, The Journey, The Principal

Ken Brunner is a man who wears many hats. He is a husband, a father, a son, an uncle, a teacher and a principal. His relentless work ethic and determination are what separates him from most individuals in the education profession. He has a passion to please, a zeal to learn, and a competitive spirit [...]

Son of Sherrie

Written by Raymond Hogsett Meet Jèan Pierre Johnson, who many recognize as Jèan-P The MC and the hometown hero. Born and raised in Canton, Ohio, this 26-year-old emcee has stirred up quite a musical following. Jèan attended McKinley High School and graduated with the class of 2008. Following his high school graduation, he continued his [...]