2024 Outstanding Community Leader

   Kemp A. Boyd, Executive Director of Love Akron


Kemp A. Boyd, married to his incredible wife, Stacy, and blessed with a family of six children, is a dedicated family man and community leader. He serves as the Executive Director of Love Akron and is also a Co-Pastor at Garden City Church. Additionally, Kemp emphasizes mentorship and community engagement as the Head Football Coach at Garfield High School. 

Kemp also serves as the Chair of the Akron Citizens' Police Oversight Board and is a member of other local boards, including Leadership Akron, Summit County Children Services, Chapel Hill Christian School, and First Tee. He is also actively involved as a member of the Phi Beta Sigma fraternity, contributing to various community service initiatives and fostering brotherhood among members.

Kemp brings a wealth of leadership experience to his role, embodying a relentless commitment to motivating others and empowering those around him to reach their full potential. Kemp is a firm believer that relationships are our greatest intervention and whether it's within the church, on the football field, or across Greater Akron, he strives to inspire individuals to be change-makers and make a collective impact.




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