President & CEO, Youth Leader, SEL Coach, Mentor and Best Selling Author
Tina Pool is a leader and stand for change. She has many years of leadership experience dealing with youth which began as early as college, where she mentored for the Upward Bound Program at Rust College. Tina leads by example, educate and equip the young with tools to succeed in life.
Everywhere she goes, she inspires people with her passion, and she knows her purpose is to save many lives from the epidemic of bullying. Her survival story of bullying for ten years, has given her authority and expertise to lead in this capacity. In 2011, she became an author and released her debut title, Diary of a Bullied Child: Smell of Stardom. Through her ministry, she was able to connect with many bullied children and build their confidence through times of uncertainty, doubt and despair. In 2014, she released her 2nd title, Future Superstars: A Story about Bullying. In both books, it highlights why children become targets and inspires kids to conquer their destinies as future superstars.
As an author and motivational speaker, Tina has had the honor of being featured on many different shows such as: Fox 13 Good Morning Memphis, Renee Bobb Radio Show, Family Life Radio, SistahSpeak Radio Show, Conversations with Ann Haney, The Tennessee Tribune and most recently, Daily News Journal. Also, became Inspiration of the Year Award recipient by the Virtuous Business Network (VBN).
Later, she founded TLC Organization, Tomorrow's Leaders for Change. Through her organization, mentorship became the driving force of which TLC advocates obesity awareness and bullying prevention strategies to youth. She was able to expand her O.B.E.Y program into 5 Metro Nashville Public Schools, partnering with YMCA of Middle Tennessee and Nashville After Zone (NAZA). Her mission is to "Lead Change, Save Our Youth." With your help, lives will be changed forever!