Deuene Hickman is the Executive Director and founder of Quality of Life, Inc. He began his journey of mentoring, coaching, and empowering youth more than 15 years ago and has yet to look back. With a deep rooted passion in helping at-risk youth and their families, Hickman parlayed his business savvy and organizational skills to create a foundation that supports children and families, senior citizens, veterans, and the homeless. Hickman has been recognized as one of Hampton’s leaders in philanthropy and voluntarism. Hickman is also the C.E.O. of Quality of Life Counseling Center, a for-profit service dedicated to the preservation of the family unit through individual and family services.