Carl F. Hunter II, M.Div. is a person in recovery living in Austin, Texas. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Morris Brown College in Atlanta, Georgia and his Master of Divinity Degree from New Brunswick Theological Seminary. Carl was one of the original founders and served as Executive Director of the S.T.A.R.S Community Development Corporation, a community-based non-profit in the City of Asbury Park. As Executive Director of S.T.A.R.S CDC, he was instrumental in the design and implementation of workforce development and training initiatives in the City of Asbury Park and the development and implementation of a state-wide at-risk youth initiative called the New Jersey Youth Ambassadors. Carl has been a contributing writer for The Soul’s Remedy, an inspirational internet blog, where he has published three articles (“There Is Greatness in You”; And God Spoke All These Words Saying”; “Removing the Grave Clothes”). However, with all of his accomplishments his passion lies in working with urban youth. As a motivational speaker for college organizations and youth organizations such as P.A.C.E (PACE is the Program for Acceleration in Careers of Engineering, a science and engineering awareness program for local minority high school students to help prepare them for technical careers.), he focuses on helping them understand how their choices have far reaching implications on their lives. Carl has two adult children, Ashley and Isaiah, and a granddaughter named Khloe. His favorite pass times are his martial arts practices and being of service to others.