Through a Christ-Centered focus, NYLI engages, equips, and empowers the next generation of leaders, unleashing their God-given potential by introducing them to possibilities and encouraging them to dream without limits.

Board of Trustees

Our trustees are responsible for governing and stewarding the movement of National Young Leaders Institute impact on young people from across the nation

Nygel Simms

Entrepreneur & Youth Advocate

Josh Raines


Renai Byler

Youth Advocate

Reggie Blackmon

Youth For Christ

Ranesha Smith

Purdue University