Timothy Gunn

Charleston, South Carolina

Timothy has been working in his community as Supervisor for the Sustainability Institute. Timothy has been mentoring at-risk youth between the ages of 17 and 24 about overcoming adversity, not conforming to poverty, not becoming a statistic and, ultimately, teaching them a trade in energy retrofitting. Timothy was recognized for his good work in the community and voted Corps Member of the Year in 2016.This was a national award in which five people were selected out of 23,000.

Timothy is also a member of the NAACP, in which he volunteers in the community as a speaker to the youth and advocate against violence in the community. Timothy attends Trident Technical College in Charleston, South Carolina, where he will receive an Associate’s Degree in Business—one of his passions. Timothy started a landscaping company in which he recently upgraded to an LLC. Teaching others and leading by example are his main objectives.

Sponsoring Organization: The Corps Network