Bright Minds Youth Development Leadership
Chairperson, David Bright
As Chairman of Bright Minds Youth Development, Inc., David Bright leads a community based program for youth to improve their quality of life. David has very strong Interpersonal, Negotiation, Communication, Administration, Presentation, and Listening skills.
RELATED BUSINESS ACTIVITIES: David is the former owner of First Choice Marketing & Consultants, Inc. under which he operated First Choice Childcare and Development Center, First Choice Insurance, and First Choice Cleaning Services. The Childcare and Development Center focused on education, entrepreneurship, leadership, and youth development in seven locations throughout Northeast Florida. He now owns several other businesses, including The Sadarami Group, Inc., Marketing and Business Development. David currently works in sales and marketing in the biopharmaceutical industry.
VOLUNTEER: Coaching – Commissioner Oakleaf Youth/Sports Development 2012, Oakleaf Youth/Sports Development 2011; Oakleaf High School Sports Development 2010; Sweetwater Youth/Sports Development 2004 to 2010 and others. 100 Black Men of Jacksonville, First Coast African American Chamber and NAACP- Board Member- Clay County- 2000 to 2004, and National NAACP Member 1998 to present.
EDUCATION: University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, 1992/ 1994, Bachelor of Science, 2000 and Kemper Military Junior College, Booneville, Missouri, 1990/1992, Associate of Arts: Public Administration.
Treasurer, Jennifer Littles: Jennifer is a retired Navy veteran whom honorably served over 22 years in the armed services. She supports the Bright Minds mission and vision wholeheartedly as she too is a true advocate for our children. She is an excellent communicator and acts as a team player and promotes teamwork. Jennifer has a passion for promoting, encouraging, mentoring, and preparing our youth for success. She has extensive training and expertise serving as The Navy’s Senior Enlisted Advisor at Naval Station Jacksonville Brig of Corrections, Naval Brig Operations Officer, Naval Brig Correctional Specialist Counselor, Navy Family Advocacy Liaison, Command Equal Opportunity Advisor, Navy Hotel and Restaurant Operations Officer, and Logistics Departmental Chief Petty Officer. She has chaired many Foster care advisory boards for the 4th judicial circuit courts advocating for children. She has worked as a child protection investigator for Department of Children and Families and is currently working with Children’s Home Society as a case Manager for their STEPS Prevention Program.
Volunteer Activities: Oakleaf Sports Association Unlimited Football and Cheer Treasurer 3 years, Navy’s Special Olympics Liaison 5 years, St. John River Youth Football and Cheer Conference Administrative Assistant 3 years, YMCA coach for boys soccer and girls & boys basketball 8 years. Foster Care Citizen Review Board Panel Member for the 4th Judicial Circuit Court 3 years, Naval Volunteer Coordinator Liaison 10 years, and Navy Family Advocacy Board member for Navy’s Fleet and family Support Service office 12 years.
Education: Columbia College Missouri 2002, Bachelor of Science Degree, Flagler career Institute of Jacksonville, Associate of Arts in Respiratory Therapy 1993.
In 2002, he graduated from Florida Coastal School of Law and passed his Florida Bar Examination in the following year. In 2007, he was the President of the Clay County Bar Association.