“I wanted to give back in some way,” says the Central neighborhood native and graduate of East Tech.
Verlyn Salter understands the positive influence and good example he can set for young people. The youth advocate, mentor and role model specializes in working with teens who have mental health and behavioral issues. His work takes him to sports fields, courts, and even neighborhood homes. In his role as a coach, Verlyn strives to keep youth engaged and involved in positive activities. Click here for a photo slideshow of Verlyn coaching youth football.