Founder & CEO
Dr. Abdul-Malik Muhammad has over 25 years serving both youth and adults as an educator, transformational leader, entrepreneur and author. Always working with the underserved in urban and rural areas, he has focused on the development of boys to men, establishing a pedagogy for oppressed youth, and building progressive organizations. He is currently the founder and CEO of both Akoben LLC and Transforming Lives Inc.—educational, mental health, and human services organizations. Through this work, he is continuing to diligently “transform lives, one community at a time.” His first book, released in March 2019, entitled The Restorative Journey – Book One: The Theory and Application of Restorative Practices, inspires us to think and act differently in leadership, relationships and service to others.
He has a BA in International Affairs from Franklin & Marshall College, an MA in Educational Leadership from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, and an Ed.D in Educational Leadership from the University of Delaware. He lives in Delaware with his wife, children and father.