Congratulations to Mr. Byron V. Garrett for an outstanding achievement and receiving recognition by The Root as one of the most influential African Americans under 45.
Author and educator Byron Garrett has always been committed to our nation’s youth. Whether as national program leader for the national 4-H organization or as CEO of the 5 million-member national PTA, he’s worked in tandem with parents, students and government to encourage good scholarship. Currently, Garrett is chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance, a nonprofit dedicated to building a robust, national network of mobilized and activated parents. The former principal has authored several books, including The ABC’s of Life, and is a frequent guest on national news programs on young people and our schools. — Excerpt taken from The Root