Joni Brandyberry is a passionate advocate for youth in her community and beyond. Joni graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a minor in Youth Ministry. For the past 13 years Joni has co-ministered with her husband and their children in the city of Cincinnati, co-founding Cincinnati Urban Promise, Inc. – a nonprofit community development organization with a focus on families and youth. Joni recently received a Master of Arts in Urban Studies with a concentration on Youth Development from Eastern University. Joni is passionate about education for urban and at-risk students and works to advocate for a family centered education for all students.