Kayode Bentley has worked with inner-city youth ages 16 – 24 for over 20 years and serves as President/CEO of 4T’s – Teaching Teens To Think. He was born and raised in the South Bronx and is proof that anyone can achieve success regardless of their background or environment.
Mr. Bentley is a graduate of Cardinal Hayes High School and has attended Alfred State College. While at Alfred he served as a member on the Student Senate and President of the Black Student Union prior transferring to Borough Manhattan Community College to obtain his A.A.S degree in Business Management.
He has lead lucrative careers in the corporate industry for over 20 years in such firms as Woolworth Corporation, Amereda Hess, Wall Street By Fax and Bloomberg LP until he resigned to run 4T’s – Teaching Teens To Think. As President he’s responsible for overseeing the administration, programs and strategic plan of the organization.
He also serves on the Board of Directors of Black Wealth Collective, a new exclusive start up company focused on building wealth via collective investments.
4T’s – Teaching Teens To Think is an educational nonprofit that supports inner-city youth from NYC. Its’ programs and services help youth plan for their future through resources such as individualized services in the form of workshops and work-study initiatives. Initiatives designed to help inner city youth strategically navigate and succeed in the competitive work environment that exists today.