Johnathan Buffong, Young Professionals
Jonathan Buffong is a dedicated Inland Empire leader with over 20 years of experience in building leadership capacity in adolescences and creating coalitions to address the educational challenge of African American youth in the Inland Empire. Over the past 5 years Jonathan Buffong has raised over eighty thousand dollars in college scholarships for Inland Empire African American High School seniors through the “It Takes A Village” National Black Grads Scholarship. Jonathan Buffong also teaches Independent Living Skills to system involved youth, community goalsetting, and training for youth service providers through Buffong Consultation Solutions that he and his wife Keynasia Buffong established. He holds a Master’s in Public Administration from California State University of San Bernardino. Jonathan Buffong is a Mental Health Education Consultant for the County of San Bernardino in the Office of Cultural Competence and Ethnic Services.