Our vision is to educate, engage and empower youth and their parents to live a prosperous life regardless of their background and environment.
YES team is leading and teaching the next generation of brilliant young leaders on how to develop life skills, financial literacy, creative innovations, and provide resources to become self-sufficient and building wealth to sustain the next generation.
UPCOMING: YES Academy is collaborating with Miami Dade College to provide Financial Literacy on a monthly basis. Weekly zoom workshops.
For more information visit: Yes Academy
Currently, Esther Johnson is the manager of Young Excellent Scholar Academy, located in Miami, FL. Mrs. Johnson is a former Interventionist/business teacher for Miami Public Schools, which is the 4th largest school district in the United States. In the last 20 years, she has devoted her time and talents educating youth academically and socially. Mrs. Johnson has been helping children and families with social services for more than 20 years in Miami as the Executive Director for the 93rd St. Community Development Corporation (non-for-profit) and 93rd Street Community Baptist Church. She has build partnerships with the Federal, State and local governments along with financial institutions and local companies. She has secured government funding and private funding and resources to sustain the social services program for low-income families for 20 years. In addition, she is a former Assistant Housing Director for the U.S. Coast Guard and has worked for the Federal Government for approximately 15 years.
Volunteer at the following:
- 93rd St. Baptist Church
- 93rd St. Community Development
- Department of Justice, Juvenile Detention Centers
- Youth for Christ (His House).
- Department of Correction Women (TGK) Detention
- Miami Rescue (women shelters)
- Miami Bridge
- Founder, Young Excellent Scholar Academy
- Executive Director (non-for-profit)
- School Teacher/Adult Business Teacher
- Christian Counselor
- Minister/Inspirational Speaker
- Real Estate Investor/Stock Investor
Meet the Team
Founder & CEO