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Houston Leaders: Empowerment, Focus, & Success Conference

Houston Leaders: Empowerment, Focus, & Success Conference

November 19 (Saturday) 08:30 am

Conference Location:
Houston Can Academy – Southwest
9745 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77036

Dr. James Troutman, principal of Houston Can Academy- Southwest, has partnered with acclaimed entrepreneur and philanthropist Hezekiah Griggs III to host a male success and leadership conference. The conference, Houston Leaders: Empowerment, Focus, & Success, will take place, Saturday, November 19, 2016 at the Houston Can Academy – Southwest located at 9745 Bissonnet, Houston, TX 77036 beginning at 8:30am.

“I’m hopeful that our students will be impacted by the success stories of the speakers and mentors we have scheduled for Saturday’s conference,” said Dr. Troutman. “This timely conference will better prepare our students to visualize the opportunities that are within their reach.”

“My friendship with Dr. Troutman and our mutual interest in the success of his students are the reasons why we have decided to work together to produce this event,” said Griggs. “We want every young man who may be positively impacted by the conference theme to be present and a part of the experience.”

Among the scheduled keynote speakers are Ken Gordon Jr., PhD, author of Divorced, But Still Dad,Patrick Rivers, CEO of  Prive Custom Clothiers and Franco Soldi, CEO and founder of YPD and Next Stage promoting entrepreneurship to youth. Additionally, college student leaders and men from the community including local education leaders, members of the clergy, and corporate executives will also participate.

Breakfast and Lunch will be provided for students thanks to Houston Can’s partnership with Houston-based non-profit Be A Champion.

Houston Can Academy  
Dr. James Troutman  – 281-918-4316 –

Hezekiah Griggs III – –

Be A Champion –



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