Dr. Koya Olateru graduated from Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA. with a Master’s degree in Public Relations and Walden University with a PhD in Public Policy- Mediation and Terrorism. In 1989, he founded the Metro Brokers Insurance Company in College Park on Old National Highway. He is a retired insurance counselor and broker after 28 years. Research interest include Juvenile delinquency recidivism in urban cities. For decades, Koya has served his community extensively on boards and coalitions including membership in The Concerned Black clergy; Former Chairman of the American Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Insurance Section. and Former Executive Member of the Atlanta Insurance Professionals. His passion has been to mentor and sponsor youth sports programs and public speaking. Koya’s pride and joy is his family- his wife of 23 years and their 17-year old twin sons. He was inducted into the Southern University Hall of Fame in November of 2017.