Dorian Bostic is an upcoming boxer, former collegiate football player, mentor, and college graduate. His mentoring skills and passion are in sports ,coaching, and helping children and community. Mr. Bostic was raised in East Baltimore, is a graduate of Patterson High School, and is an amatuer boxer for Umar Boxing. He is a an offensive coordinator and football coach at Newtown High School Dorian. He has a BS from Copper State University in Urban Studies, and is working toward's his MS in Human Services at The University of Baltimore.
Maury Dickson is an artist, entreprenuer, designer, and innovator. His professoinal background ranges from artist-homegoods designer. He has designed items for Ralph Lauren to Calvin Klein. He has been recognized as an award winner "SteamPunk" art. He is a guitar builder and philanthropist through his altruism and interest in others.
D. Rose Gold
Mr. Duncan Smith or AKA "D. Rose Gold or DRG," is a rapper, producer, musician, and artist. D. Rose has given numerous talks to students and athletes in Baltimore. DRG has sold over 100,000 CDs through his own business and distribution company. His passion, love, and concern for community has helped CristataCares to expand and broaden our audience of students and community in Baltimore. His love of music, innovation, entreprenuership, and excellence are great gifts that he is sharing with kids and community through his engagement by hard work and realism.
Ms. Samyra Lewis received a golf scholarship to attend Delaware State University. Ms. Lewis is majoring in Business Management. She recently completed her sophomore year at Delaware State University. In 2011-2013 she volunteered at Carroll Park Golf Club, as an assistant for the Junior Golf Instructor by helping the younger players with the basic fundamentals and short game techniques. As she started as a student of the First Tee of Howard County, she learned the nine core values - honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, confidence, responsibility, perseverance, courtesy, and judgment which she continues to live by and share with her students. Ms. Lewis has demonstrated excellence in the classroom and on the golf course. In high school she was the only female golfer at Oakland Mills High to ever take her school to the State Championship for all four years. She was the captain of the Oakland Mills golf team from 2012 – 2014. She received the Athletic Varsity Award for her participation in Varsity Golf from Oakland Mills High School, while making an impressive ranking in the county and state championships all four years. She also received the “Player of the year” award from Ping Elite Players Junior Golf Association and has won numerous awards and accolades as a Maryland junior golfer. To finish off her high school golf accomplishments, she was awarded the “Distinguished Athlete” Award from the U.S. Marine Corps at the Oakland Mills Graduation. At the end of her first successful collegiate golf season Samyra was awarded MVP as a freshman at Delaware State University.
Ms. Lewis learned to play golf at Fairway Hills Golf Course as well as other golf courses throughout Howard County and Baltimore. Ms. Lewis is teaching and mentoring golf to children at Waverly Woods Golf Course as a junior coach during her summer break from college. When she isn’t playing golf, she enjoys writing short stories, drawing, listening to music and spending time with family and friends. Her parents have instilled in her to always have respect for others, good work ethics, do more listening than talking and most of all believe in yourself and to be the best that you can be… “because you can be anything you want to be”. Her parents would tell her this every morning before leaving out for school. She resides in Howard County, graduated from Oakland Mills High School in May 2014. She started playing golf at the age of 10 years old when her parents purchased her and her siblings a set of golf clubs, eventually being the only one to stay with it and has not turned away from the game since. First Tee became her foundation, allowing her to learn the fundamental rules and regulations of the game and open up plenty of great opportunities. Her dad, also a golfer, taught her the game until he recognized her natural talent and decided to seek out guidance of a golf professional. She has been mentored by George Bradford, PGA golf professional, Canadian Tour Player, and fellow advisory board member of Cristata Cares throughout her high school years. Her goal in life is to help youths realize there is a tremendous opportunity to go to college on a golf scholarship like herself.
David Vallejo Moreno
David is a native of Colombia and grew up in beautiful West Palm Beach, Florida. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Economics, minoring in Biology. As a Global MBA student at Johns Hopkins University, David has worked on several consulting projects around the world including Nepal, Rwanda, and South Africa. An avid traveler, David plans to continue working on consulting projects around the world after completing his MBA. His many interests include reading and learning about the world. He also enjoys playing basketball and soccer, studying foreign languages, cooking, and spending time with friends and family
Sumner Webster graduated from Harvard University in 2012 with a major in economics. While attending Harvard Sumner was a Defensive End for the Varsity Harvard Football Team. During college, Sumner interned for his high school mentor as both a business development intern as well as an athletic trainer. After graduating, he moved to Florida where he worked as an associate valuation analyst for Florida Power & Light. Since leaving Florida Power & Light Sumner has started his own business as well as worked as a freelance consultant in the Health Care and Sporting Goods Industries. During his free time, Sumner likes to fish, shoot sporting clays, and golf as well as spend time with friends and family.