Celeste Thompson, Board Secretary : Celeste Thompson joined Youth Empowered fir Success in September 2018. Celeste is current the active Secretary for the organization, her passion and drive for empowering youth to achieve their fullest potential has been demonstrated through her many years of volunteer activities with the Dallas Children’s Hospital, CASA, and mentoring youth within the DISD.
Celeste will serve as the YES Board Secretary and willassist in implementing YES’s vision to “Invest, Mentor, Teach, Nourish and Build underprivileged youth and teens in Dallas County.”
Celeste graduated with an undergraduate degree in Sociology from Loyola University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana and her Juris Doctorate from University of Denver, Sturm College of Law, Denver, Colorado. While born and raised in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Celeste has called Dallas home for the past ten years, along with her two rescue dogs Zeus and Zoe.