Creston was born and raised in Peoria,Il. He is a graduate of Garfield Elementary, Blaine Sumner Middle School, and Manual High School all located in the city’s Southside. This is where he was able to connect to the city and it's residents through personal relationships and also through athletic competition and sporting events. Having such acheivments such as winning a City Basket
Marc Anthony Porch
Marc Anthony Porch is a social scientist, as he's called by his elder statesmen Sudan Mahmoud. He launched Black Ball in Peoria, Illinois November of 1995 at Peoria Northwoods Mall. He was the first black person to own and operate a store in this mall. Marc is a life long Baseball historian, as a child his elders were amazed at how he would give them real time box scores statist
Robert Johnson Jr.
Mr. Robert Johnson Jr. grew up on Peoria, Illinois south side. Attended Roosevelt Magnet School and Manual High School. Played basketball at both schools where he won city and state championships. Parents are Robert & Gail Johnson who are both active in the community and father is the first black park district President in Illinois. “My mission is to continue what my parents ha
Jerome Williams is a lover of life who hails from the southside of Chicago, IL. From an early age he realized that he had a responsibility to help empower, encourage and uplift others. With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies he worked in long term healthcare for a decade; where he used his ability to connect to serve families and patients accordingly. His work wi
Kevin Butler (K.B.) was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. Kevin grew up attending District 150 Peoria Public Schools and is a 1998 graduate of Peoria High School. Kevin currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana. Over the past 17 years Kevin has and continues to work in Public Education, holding several administrative and school leadership titles and responsibilities.
At Peoria High