NAACP Georgia State Assistant Secretary, Engineer Major at Georgia Southern University, and Founder of H.Y.P.E.
Steve Green is a native of Georgia and a hard working leader with a strong desire to help others. Steve has had to overcome learning disabilities, speech impairment, and bullying. His determination to be successful gave him the focus and drive to overcome his challenges. His disability enhanced his desire to help others, which propelled him to start and organization called H.Y.P.E. (Helping Youth Prevail in Education) which is still in its beginning stages of development. This organization is to help youth with hidden disabilities such as ADHD, ADD, Dyslexia, and speech impairments.
Steve has been a community volunteer and leader since middle school. He is the former NAACP Youth Division President for Bulloch County, which he held that position for 2 years and he has held the state of Georgia assistant secretary position since 2013. He has worked hard during his 4-year journey with the NAACP as a positive role model, mentor, and leader. He implemented membership drives, fundraisers, and devoted more than 1000 hours of service and continues to work today.
Steve is a well-rounded person with former school participation in football, basketball, and track & field. He held the office of senior class vice president and participated in organization such as FBLA, Anchor Club, D.E.F.Y., Act-So, Marching Band, Upward Bound, Educational Talent Search, and many others as an active member and in leadership roles. Steve has also volunteered with the Statesboro Fire Department C.A.F.E. Division (Community Assistance in Fire Emergency) by assisting the department during emergency calls. He continues his activities as a member of the Forte Step Team while taking 15 college hours of class. Steve is a Christian and a 12-year member of the Statesboro Church of Christ.