Jeremiah Steen, Logan Newman, and Mohammad Muntakim
Jeremiah Steen, Logan Newman and Mohammad Muntakim are members of The Skillman Foundation’s Youth Council.
Jeremiah Steen is a student at the University of Detroit Mercy, pursuing a degree in communications. He is a partnerships manager for the Environmental Leadership Program and RAY Diversity Fellowship Program, and a development associate of Institutional Giving for the National Audubon Society. Jeremiah is the director of the Steen Foundation, an organization he founded to positively impact the socialization of youth, promote strong inquisitive thinking, and help teens to advance their view of community through a creative perspective. He serves on the Board of Directors for TrashMob.eco and EEqual.
Logan Newman is a day trader and network marketing professional. He is a 2017 graduate of Detroit Institute of Technology at Frank Cody High School and a third-year student at Ferris State University studying marketing and business and administration. Logan sits on the board of Fortune Fam Investment Group and is a platinum leader and educator in Tradehouse Investment Group, the world’s largest minority-run investment group.
Logan is the CEO and founder of 94Feet INC., host of the Crashin’ Boards podcast, and a member of the Profit Posse Investment Group. He is passionate about increasing financial literacy among youth.
Mohammad A. Muntakim is a college student, community organizer, and advocate for justice. He is pursuing a career in medicine with the hopes of raising the standards of healthcare in his community.
Mohammad graduated as a valedictorian from Cass Technical High School, located in the heart of Detroit, where he was chosen to deliver the commencement speech. He is majoring in Public Health at Wayne State University with plans to enroll in medical school after completing his undergraduate studies.
In 2018, he launched a campaign urging the Detroit Public Schools Community District to observe the Muslim Holidays of Eid. Through this “DPSCDoff4Eid” campaign, he envisioned a district that acknowledges the diversity that exists within the Detroit community. Through a lot of hard work and effort from the community, DPSCD now observes the Eid Holidays in it academic calendar.
To continue the efforts of the Eid campaign, Mohammad helped launch, and now serves as a co-director of, Detroit’s Muslim Youth Council with 482Forward, an education organizing network in Detroit where he also serves as a program manager.
Mohammad was born in Bangladesh and raised in Detroit, Michigan. His parents moved to America when he was young with the hopes of providing a better life for their children. He now still resides in “Banglatown” in the city of Detroit with his parents, grandmother, and two younger siblings.