Mr. Nicholas J. Solomon
Nicholas J. Solomon
Mr. Nicholas J. Solomon is a two-time degree holder at Bethune-Cookman University; graduating in 2006 with a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and again in 2008 with a Masters in Transformative Leadership.
Mr. Solomon, an Orlando, Florida native, is currently the director of the King Solomon Foundation (KSF). Founded in 2008, KSF is designed to serve as the model program for this population of youth and to impact change across the nation. KSF’s mission is to improve the quality of life of youth who face delinquency, abandonment, poor academics, and many other facets that decrease their chances of becoming productive citizens.
Mr. Solomon and the King Solomon Foundation have been recognized by the City of Orlando Mayors Matching Grant program for their contributions in the community. He has been awarded The TRIO Achiever Award from the Florida Association of Education Opportunity Program Personnel, Inc. for his accomplishments and dedication to academic and personal excellence. Mr. Solomon and the King Solomon Foundation have been sought after by the White House and national leaders to take part in mentoring initiatives.
Mr. Solomon is also an advisor to the I.S. Hankins/F.A. Johnson Education Foundation in Orlando, the Director of Educational Activities for his fraternity, an advisor and mentor to the Young Men of Distinction Mentoring Program in Orlando, and an instructor and advisor to McIntyre Security Agency. Annually, he serves and supports other causes, such as, The American Cancer Society Relay for Life, March of Dimes/March for Babies Campaign and the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign.
As a strong believer in leadership development, he has served over ten years in management with various organizations and higher educational institutions. Mr. Solomon served as a volunteer at an at-risk youth program in 2005 and has since dedicated his life to teaching, counseling and training at-risk youth. Since 2005, Mr. Solomon has served as the program coordinator of a Juvenile Residential Program, a juvenile probation officer for the State of Florida and as an academic advisor for the University of Central Florida.
Since 2006, Mr. Solomon has been both a member of Alpha Phi Sigma National Criminal Justice Honor Society and a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. He is currently studying Non-Profit Management at the University of Central Florida.