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By Renee Summers
Telegram Reporter 

Byron Brooks Finds Purpose in Activism

 

August 20, 2020

Byron Brooks has overcome many obstacles and is using his voice to make life better for all

Byron Brooks is not one to sit around, recounting injustices and wait for someone else to do something about it. The 25-year old Ferris State University student is more than willing to be a catalyst for change in society himself. Brooks was raised in Detroit by his great-grandparents, as his mother was serving a prison sentence when he was born. He credits his great-grandparents with instilling in him an attitude of service to others.

A licensed minister of the Gospel through his home church, Dexter Avenue Baptist Church, Brooks is currently in his third year of ministry. He is using t...



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