First Youth Empowerment Conference (June 2019)

3rd Annual Youth Empowerment Conference
July 24, 2021

We invite all middle school and high school boys to join us for this virtual experience, hosted by Seeds of Wisdom. Our keynote message and panel discussion will be online and stream live on July 24 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. During the week of the conference, registrants will receive access to on-demand interviews. 

Our core values are Integrity, Discipline, Education, and Ambition (IDEA). Conference speakers will discuss how these values helped them navigate their lives as young men and now in their careers.

Host and Moderator: Brandon Baskett, founder and president of Seeds of Wisdom.


AgFirst Farm Credit Bank describes their organization as being “part of the nationwide Farm Credit System, created more than 100 years ago with the sole mission of serving rural communities and agriculture. (Click here to learn more)

Kingdom Solutions is a locally owned business that provides services a variety of services: PC/network solutions, mobile auto repair and detailing, and TV and appliance solutions. (Click here to learn more)

Meg’s Makings is a locally owned company that aims to offer uniquely personalized keepsakes that are specific to the customer, all while providing exceptional services for an enjoyable experience. (Click here to learn more)

Modern Woodmen Fraternal Financial is a company that “exists to improve quality of life for our members and the communities where they live, work, and play.” Richard Miller is a local representative who puts clients before profits. Contact him today for your financial needs. (Click here to learn more)

Meet the Keynote Speaker

Pastor Corey Miller

Former NFL Player – NY Giants

Giants 4 Christ

Giants 4 Christ

Giants 4 Christ is a non-profit, 501(c)3, organization focused on helping student-athletes become Giants for Jesus Christ. Our programs and initiatives are designed to share the teachings of Jesus and the Bible with the goal of helping student-athletes become leaders and giants in all phases of their life which include their school, community, state, and country.

Our overall mission is to help young people become Giants for the Lord that display honor and value in how they live their lives, which will ultimately help them become great men and women, great husbands, and wives, great mothers and fathers, and great friends.


Meet the Panelists

Travlaus Clark

Assistant City Attorney

The City of New Orleans

Dr. Jamel A. Hodges

Director of Diversity Initiatives

University of SC Aiken

Brian James

Higher Education and Research

ProConnect Soccer

Alvin Sykes

Automobile and IT Servicing

Kingdom Solutions

Dr. Arthur Takeall, Jr. 

Real Estate and Consulting

The Right One Academy

Exclusive Interviews

Jermaine Easterwood

Manufacturing &

Leadership Development

Darrell Furgess, Jr.

Associate Attorney

Dessausure Law Firm

Kalpesh Mistry, MD

Board Certified Family Physician

Maurice A. Littlejohn

Senior Packaging Engineer

Oshwand Scott, J.D.

Sports Agent – NBA/NFL

JCK Sports Group