Joined Mar 21 2015
53 years old
Columbus Ohio & Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico
Asad Z. Shabazz-Muhammad
“Success Is When Preparation and Opportunity Meet”.
Cell: (614) 517-2770
Asad Z. Shabazz-Muhammad, born (Troy Taylor) on February 10, 1967, in Moundsville, West Virginia, is a Social Entrepreneur, Trainer and Consultant who has successfully been working in the non and for-profit business world for the past 30 years. Shabazz, a graduate of Columbus South High School in 1985:
• Founded Young People In Action International in 1984, at 17 years of age
• Member of the Nation Of Islam in 1984
• Founded Task Force Special Operations in 1990,
• Founded The Shabazz Development Group in 1990
• Co-Founded Never Give Up Self Defense & Survival Systems in 2011
• Founded The HUB Community Development Corporation in 2012.
Shabazz, in his effort to give back to the community, has served as: Community Relations Commissioner-under Former City Of Columbus Mayor Gregg Lushutka; Committee member of The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission; Board Member Of The Models Neighborhood Facilities; Board Member Of The Columbus COMPAC; Vice-Chair of The Urban Scouting Committee-Boy Scouts Of America; Committee Member of the Safety and race relations Vision Council-United Way Of Franklin County and Vice-President Of Public Relations for The Million Youth Movement-Atlanta, Ga., The Franklin County Association of Police Athletic Leagues; Political action Chair and Vice-President of the Columbus Branch of the NAACP; member of the Neighborhood Development Committee-United way Of Franklin County; Vice-President of the Ohio Coalition Of Concerned Black Citizens, board member of the Somali community association and Board Member of The New Light Leadership Coalition-Baltimore, Md. Volunteer with the West Ward Collective & the Fairmont Heights community-Newark, NJ., board member of “Beyond San Juan”, a Puerto Rican organization that promotes the development of disadvantage communities and businesses in PR., advocate for change and development in Sierra Leone West Africa and Somalia East Africa and Board member of the Triangle Development Project. Shabazz still resides on the South side of Columbus and also has a home in Cabo Rojo Puerto Rico.