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About Us

​A native of Pendleton, South Carolina, Don Peppers found his calling in his own hometown where he has spent the last twenty years advocating for the youth of Upstate South Carolina.

​After studying Video/Film production at the Art Institute of Atlanta, Don returned to South Carolina where his career began to steadily shift from his original field of study to education and community advocacy. It was during this time that "God got his attention" and he began to gain a solid reputation teaching, coaching and serving as a Special Education Paraprofessional. It was also during this time with Anderson District 4 that Don received the Lighthouse Award and was recognized as the Humanitarian for Youth and Support Staff of the Year. 

​In 2004, Don launched Camp Proverbs, which has now become Proverbs Mentoring Organization. Due to his work with the Proverbs Organization, Don has been named United Way's Volunteer of the Month and the Friends of the Park named him their Volunteer of the Year. He has been recognized by 107.3 JAMZ as an Upstate Black History Maker and was featured on the cover of Anderson Magazine as an example of community mentoring at its most effective. ​

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Currently, Don serves as Athletic Director for Anderson Christian School and continues his role as Executive Director of Proverbs Mentoring Organization. He also serves on the Boards of Habitat For Humanity,Kingdom Vision Worship Center, Anderson Cavaliers Football Organization, The Parents Advocate Organization and is a Founding Member of the Pendleton Rhinos Investment Group. 

​Peppers and wife Shelia share children Kristian, Sheldon , Kaitlyn  and Kerrington . He is a devoted member of the Kingdom Vision Worship Center in Starr, SC, which is led by Archbishop Harris E. Clark and Lady Betty Clark. 

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