Meet Our Board

 
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Edward Burton, Jr., Co-Director

Edward Burton, Jr. is Co-Director for 1+1=U, Inc. Mr. Burton holds a B.A. degree in recreation education with a concentration in special needs education (1981). As former superintendent  of youth services for the Kentucky Department of Education, he is retired and continues his mentoring activities by also working as a student security monitor at his alma mater, duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky. A former track and field athlete, he also coaches track and field sports at Manual.

An advocate for giving youth a chance since his college days, Eddie's life philosophy is that he will do, "anything [he can] to help a child advance in life." The proud father of fraternal twins, Keenan (NFL free agent) and Keisha (fashion designer), Mr. Burton is a member of St. Stephen Baptist Church's Mission Board, the Men's Choir and youth ministry mentor. He will soon become the proud grandfather of his first grandchild in October.