Meet Our President

Joy Stevenson is the Founder of “Catch Them Young, Inc.” She has vowed to make a change in the lives of children that due to negative environments are geared toward failure. She currently conducts motivational seminars/workshops in schools, community centers, parenting meetings, etc. She has been given a mandate to, “Cry Out for the Youth”.

Having faced the plights of teenage pregnancy, drug abuse, and other perils of life, she has experienced first hand some of the social ills that plague many of todays’ youth.

Ms. Stevenson was born and raised in the Washington Metropolitan Area. She attended Duke Ellington School of the Arts where she majored in vocal music. She holds degrees in Business Administration with an emphasis in Project Management. She studied Early Childhood Development and has obtained many certifications in this area. Ms. Stevenson has extensive biblical training from Jericho Christian Training Center. She also possesses a Ministerial Degree from the Spirit of Faith Bible Institute, where she is a Licensed Minister of the Gospel. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Human Services Counseling. She attributes much of her successes and strong faith to the teachings that she has received while under the leadership of her Pastors Dr. Michael & Dee Dee Freeman.

She is the mother of one daughter, Autumn, a son in love, Terry and three debonair grandsons, Jalen, Micah and Bryson.

Ms. Stevenson’s passion to see change and increase in the lives of the youth has been a catalyst toward her many achievements. She has been afforded the opportunity to interact with children of many different cultures and nationalities. She has a vision to impact the world with her God given gift of LOVE!