Jyi Peterson


Jyi is originally from the northern New Jersey . Upon his relocation to Plainfield, he attended George Bishop Ahr High School in Edison New Jersey, where he advanced both academically as well as athletically. He excelled in football, earning him many athletic honors, awards, achievements, and public recognition. His accomplishments in the classroom and on the football field, were the catalysts for an opportunity to pursue his goal of higher education. Mr. Peterson earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice/Sociology minor from Rowan University.

Since graduating from Rowan University, Jyi has dedicated his career to working with juveniles, at risk youth, student athletes, and other young adults in the community. He is a positive role model for many young men and women across the ethnic divide. His educational, professional, and life experiences have provided him with an in depth understanding of young adults, student athletes, ex offenders, and at risk youth. He is certified in Life Skills training and vocational counseling for adults.

Professionally, Jyi had the privilege of training for football with Olympic Gold Medalist Dennis Mitchell and his track club in Gainesville, Florida as well as others. With this experience he met many professionals and well known athletes and in 2003, he was recruited by the Dallas Cowboys football team. Under the tutelage of Dennis Mitchell, Jyi learned different techniques to assist with maximizing one’s running speed, power, agility and velocity. The combination of athleticism, experience and knowledge makes Jyi able to teach sports specific methods that can assist athletes with Football, Baseball (base running), Basketball, Soccer, Boxing, and Wrestling.

Jyi prides himself in being able to identify with the student and professional athletes by using transferable skills and experience that he possesses to make him one of the most elite professionals in his current field. He is able to adapt well and understand his client’s frustrations and limits, but is not beyond pushing a person to exceed past their limitations. He has proven his abilities and his work is able to stand alone and speak for itself. He is truly qualified and skilled and is able to exhibit it through his mission in maximizing one’s star potential.

Darrell Reid

Sports Consultant

Darrell Reid is a former National Football League Player and the founder of the Footz Foundation.  Mr. Reid played for the Indianapolis Colts from 2005-2008,Denver Broncos from 2009-2010.  He is a Super Bowl XLI Champion (2006-2007).

The mission of the Footz Foundation is to educate, empower and inspire youth to believe and achieve, promoting future success through life’s challenges. The foundation has a variety of programs that provide opportunities for leadership development and academic achievement; thereby enabling youth to positively impact their family, school and community.  

Darrell Reid is a natural born leader on and off the field. He feels that he was both privileged and blessed to have made it to the NFL. “I see it as a blessing and it is my responsibility and a duty of mine to reach back and help others because there were so many who reached back and helped me.”  Darrell has spoken to thousands of youth across the country about the importance of not giving up, both in life and on themselves.  Reid says, “Adversity is a part of life and we will all face it, probably many times, that is out of our control; how we respond to it is what we control.”

Darrell  is a native of New Jersey!!  He was born in Freehold NJ and attended Freehold Boro HS. He was raised in a single parent home, with his grandfather playing the father figure in his life. After losing every game his junior year in HS, Reid led Freehold to a division championship his senior year.  In his senior year he was named captain and despite breaking his hand in the first game and missing 3 games, he earned him All-State First-Team honors at middle linebacker.

After HS Darrell went on to play college football at the University of Minnesota, where he was a four-year starter. He arrived at Minnesota as a linebacker but after redshirting he was switched to defensive tackle in 2001. That year he started as the smallest Defensive tackle in the Big Ten weighing only 235 pounds. Still, he was named to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team. He led the team in sacks and tackles for loss both his junior year and senior.  The latter of which he was named All- Big Ten Second Team. It was not all athletics for Reid as he also acquired a degree in Communications and Rhetoric with a minor in Leadership.

Despite his success in college Reid was not drafted and signed as an undrafted free agent with the Indianapolis Colts in 2005. He became one of the best and most feared coverage men on special teams (See Youtube).  Reid also helped contribute to the Colts historic Super Bowl run of 2006 earning a Super Bowl ring.

We welcome Darrell's knowledge to our team!!

Martin Sartin

Sports Consultant

Martin, a former NFL player, comes to us with great experience in the sports profession.  He played for the Los Angeles Raiders and the San Diego Chargers in the late 80's.  He also played for the Hamilton Tiger Cats in the CFL.  Martin attended Camden High School where he participated n football and track.  He was a two year started at running back, all South Jersey North Conference, most valuable running back and MVP for two years.  He was also the Penn relay South Jersey champion and 400 meter champion for two years.  He attended the College of Sequoias in Visalia, California  for two years and then Long Beach State earning a degree in Criminal Justice. His athletic highlights include Sequoias All Conference, MVP running back and leading rusher for two years.  We welcome his experience and knowledge to our team!!

Damien Jackson

Financial Planner

Damien has had a varied and accomplished career in the financial services industry over the past decade. His commitment to his clients and dedication to delivering solutions in the most trying of economic times has created an environment of trust and loyalty among his clients. His experience has taken him from raising capital in private placements for budding companies, bringing them to market, advising on capital restructurings, developing advanced planning strategies to some of the world’s most influential families and now delivering resolutions to complex financial hurdles for families of all walks of life. Damien prides himself in being cognizant of his client’s needs and using the tools at his disposal to ascertain the best possible solutions and outcomes. Damien is a sum cum laude graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan College where he graduated with a double major in International Business and Business Management. He is an active member in the NAACP, Free & Accepted Masons Fraternal Order, and the National Association of Black Financial Professionals. He currently resides in Middlesex County with his wife Kimberlee and their two children. Damien is a welcome addition to our team!

Tony Richardson


Tony has 27 years of law enforcement and management experience with the Federal Bureau of Investigations. He retired as a Supervisory Special Agent of the New York Office.  He  has strong interpersonal, managerial, and investigative skills. He has managed a wide variety of investigative, surveillance, human resource, media relations, and covert operations. Tony has extensive knowledge of field background investigations, human resources, evidence response-ERT, executive protection. He also is a public speaking in an areas of security/fraud seminars, schools and financial institutions.  He is a certified FBI Instructor/Speaker, and an expert witness. He worked as an Undercover Agent for 15 years.  Tony has recieved numerous awards throughout his career and is active in several organizations and community programs.  He is the District Administrator of Little League baseball District 11 managing 15 Leagues and  NJ State Director of the Little League Baseball/Softball responsible for over 170,00 players in 21 counties. Tony is a lifetime member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executive (NOBLE).   Tony is a valued member of our team!

G. Hill
Executive Assistant

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