Adrian Hendricks is 4-H and youth development state specialist with Lincoln University Cooperative Extension. He has facilitated leadership workshops, trained implementation leaders, initiated statewide conferences and support coalitions, and led regional focus groups and funding taskforce initiatives. He has collaborated with more than 650 high schools and worked extensively with youth and young adults between the ages of 8 and 24. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Lincoln University, a master’s in education from William Woods University, a master’s in church planting from Liberty University and a doctorate in divinity. He is finishing a doctorate in organizational leadership with Grand Canyon University. He is a co-PI for the center.