Wintley Phipps is a pastor, world-renowned vocal artist, motivational speaker and education activist. He is the founder, president and chief executive officer of the US Dream Academy, a national after-school program that aims to break the cycle of intergenerational incarceration by giving children the skills and vision necessary to lead productive and fulfilling lives.
The Dream Academy program offers skill-building, character-building and dream-building activities in a safe environment, utilizing both one-to-one mentoring and state of the art technology to deliver online academic enrichment to children of incarcerated parents and those falling behind in school. He has received numerous awards including the Oprah Winfrey Angel Network “Use your life” award. He serves as Senior Pastor of Palm Beach Seventh-day Adventist Church in Florida. He and his wife, Linda, have three sons.