Author Archives: Jeffery "J.A." Faulkerson

About Jeffery "J.A." Faulkerson

Jeffery "J.A." Faulkerson is the Executive Director of ACHIEVEMENT SQUARE Development & Training Centers, Inc. Through his Northern Virginia-based nonprofit corporation, he strives to help economically disadvantaged individuals increase their capacity to become great nurturers, great learners, great workers and great leaders. Jeffery is also a Nonprofit Strategist | Book Author | Motivational Speaker with Culturally Coded Content, a for-profit creative writing and strategic planning firm. He is the author of Adinkrahene: Fear of a Black Planet (fiction) and Real Men Raise CHAMPIONS: Unleashing Your Inner COACH (nonfiction). In July 2015, Adinkrahene: Fear of a Black Planet was named one of three finalists for a Phillis Wheatley Book Award (in the First Fiction category). The Phillis Wheatley Book Awards are held annually in conjunction with the Harlem Book Fair in New York City. A certified parent educator through Active Parenting Publishers, Inc., Jeffery is committed to showing all parents how to positively influence their children’s thoughts, feelings and behaviors. He earned his Master’s of Science degree in Social Work from the University of Tennessee, and has worked with professionals in both the public and private sectors for over 20 years to improve outcomes for low-income children and their families. Jeffery is available to speak about his insights and experiences as an author, child and family advocate, philanthropist, and former TRIO Upward Bound and YMCA director. He also offers fee-based services for individual and corporate clients and facilitates fee-based workshops for parents who understand the importance of honing their skills and learning from other people’s experiences.

SCHOLARS EARNING DOLLARS | BOSS Leadership Network on YouTube

SCHOLARS EARNING DOLLARS is a special segment that shines a spotlight on working adult professionals and the steps they took to attain the knowledge and skills to earn livable wages.  Today’s episode features Assistant Development Director Yesenia Maysonet, IT Professional … Continue reading

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THE MINDSET OF A WINNER | Kobe Bryant Champions Advice | Motiversity

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Africans And Black Americans Have A History Of Tension. Beyoncé And BLM Are Changing That | NBC News | NBC News

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Today’s Pioneers: Who are the black leaders of America today? | 11Alive

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Ethical Leadership, Part 2: Best Practices | Concepts Unwrapped | McCombs School of Business

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Ethical Leadership, Part 1: Perilous at the Top | Concepts Unwrapped | McCombs School of Business

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President Barack Obama delivers stirring speech in Parliament | Global News

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The Speech that Made Obama President | THNKR

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BIG BOSS TODAY Featuring Dr. Stan Bowie

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Being A BOSS During Turbulent Times

This 16-minute video details what it means to be a Builder of Opportunity & Sustainable Success during turbulent times. Its producer endeavors to encourage members of the Black Diaspora to 1) remember where they came from, 2) remember what they … Continue reading

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