Kristen Hopkins Russell Simmons


The Pan-African Council proudly welcomes and introduces its new Ambassador, Ms. Kristen Hopkins, an international social entrepreneur dedicated to the holistic development of youth and young adults. As the Founder and CEO of Dangers Of The Mind, LLC,

Kristen Hopkins Dangers of The MindKristen has developed and implemented Social-Emotional culturally responsive resources in schools, Non-Profit Organizations and has brought her teachings to Haiti and Ghana. In 2016 Kristen became a recipient of the “30 Under 30 Award for Women of Excellence in Leadership”.

Her first book, Dangers of the Mind (DOM), has been presented through speaking, virtual coaching, Danger Zone Power Calls, a clothing line and more. She was afforded the rare opportunity to collaborate with Russel Simmons‘ event, for the Ethics of Understanding Foundation, in the pursuit of providing equality amongst multicultural future leaders. Kristen’s driving mission is to reach, teach and build a strong system of future pioneers that will be able to harness their internal power and catapult them into their rightful purpose.

Ms. Hopkins is a esteemed author of multiple books, a curriculum and intervention kit for In-School Suspension and youth dentention centers. As a result she has established a lifestyle brand, via virtual coaching, a clothing line and brand ambassadors that embody the DOM movement. Kristen looks to continue this work and be the voice of responsive resources for our disadvantage youth of this generation and beyond.

The Pan-African Council is committed to developing leaders from all sectors that uphold a strong ethic of responsibility and service to our youth and communities.