Assistant Director of Student Life

Zuri Stone is the Assistant Director of Student Life. Zuri started as an AmeriCorps member and after serving 2 terms she joined the YouthBuild family permanently through her current full-time position.

A Philly native, Zuri graduated with a BS and MS in Criminal Justice from West Chester University with a focus on Juvenile Justice and Psychology. She spent most of her extracurricular time playing sports or mentoring peers/youth through various school and community programs. It was through her involvement in PHENND, a community college access program, that she learned about YouthBuild.

In her spare time, Zuri remains actively engaged in community development by working with millennials and small organizations/businesses to create positive social impact. In addition to her love of educating and empowering both youth and communities, Zuri is a lover of music and DJ’s regularly at private and public events, including her own. Through her skills and commitments, Zuri leads a life that truly reflects her passion for youth development.