Board of Directors
KENNETH FARROW, currently a member of the Los Angeles Chargers and University of Houston Alum, received his bachelors in Sociology in 2015 and is currently working towards getting his education degree and certifications to one day coach at the high school level. With 5 younger siblings naturally a passion has been in place for making sure the youth have a great example to look up to. With tons of community service in the city of Houston throughout his college career he wanted to make sure that continued. With the help of like-minded people and close friends like Don Povia and Trayveon Greenberry, he has been able to create the Grind With A Purpose Foundation that looks to help the youth and give back to the communities.
TRAYVEON GREENBERRY is a young entrepreneur born & raised in West Fresno, CA who has a passion for inspiring others to live healthy, purposeful lives. He Co-Founded The Grind With A Purpose Foundation in 2017 in hopes of empowering today’s youth. Tray has extensive experience motivating at-risk teens in underserved communities and was responsible for implementing the very first G.W.A.P Foundation Character Building Program in 2018. Aside from his philanthropy work, Tray founded G.W.A.P Elite Training back in 2018. G.W.A.P Elite Training is a performance-based training company that looks to inspire, guide & motivate athletes as well as the everyday person to reach their full potential & to follow their passion through innovation.
DON POVIA is recognized as a trailblazer and influencer in the sports digital space for his work to bridge the gap between traditional media and the social web. He created the first-of-its-kind new media sports conference series and community, and has worked with public relations and digital agencies to help develop and implement strategies for sports and lifestyle brands both on a national and global scale. In 2014 Don co-founded Transition Sports and Entertainment. Transition is a strategic agency that works with athletes, entertainers and brands, taking a digital-first approach to up-level their visibility beyond their primary market. Previously, he served as Director of Sports and Entertainment for VICE Media’s digital company, Carrot Creative, where he oversaw New York Yankees (creative, digital) and NASCAR (social) account teams.
Don earned a Masters of Arts degree in Political Management from The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management. He holds a Bachelor’s of Arts interdisciplinary degree in Political Science and History from Monmouth University, with a Minor in Policy Studies. He played football for Monmouth, and served as student liaison on the University’s Athletic Advisory Board.