Meet The Staff

DFC Staff

Jerria Martin, Director

Rosemary Waters, Chief Financial Officer

Carol Williams, External Evaluator

Jasmyn Bowie, Community Coordinator
Demonte Purifoy, Project Implementation Assistant

Hope Advisors: DFC’s appointed staff in each school

Ashley Hardy

Dallas County High School  

Felicia Glover

Tipton Middle School 

Franthia Childers

School of Discovery  

Kimberly Savage Purdie

Southside High School 

Marcus Turner

Keith Middle-High School

Mariama DeRamus

R.B. Hudson Middle School

Rand Smith

Martin Middle School 

Tara Burks

Selma High School  


J. Martin and her team do an excellent job.  

I have been working with Jr. Hope Dealers for at least the past five years and I thoroughly enjoyed being a part of such a great program that is very needed and beneficial to and for our youth and community.  

I love DFCOFDC! Wonderful, engaged team.  

Very good program, with great staff.  

Outstanding organization – brings positive change in our community.  

The students really enjoy yall.

Great organization. Very helpful to the sheriff's office. Always doing good things for our children.  

DFCOFDC is doing really well in helping to improve our community. Keep up the good work.  

I embrace your continued good work/service to our community. Keep up the good work.  

You do a wonderful job with those kids that need us so much, and for the people in need all over the globe. I will definitely join you as a volunteer!

It's always a pleasure to work with these guys - they know what they want and that is why they achieve their goals. Thanks a lot for the team spirit and your work!

Their performance in the most dangerous cases was extremely successful. As a result of this collaboration, rescue mission did happen. Thanks a lot to you!