Mr. Cassio Batteast

Executive Director
K.I.N.G.S. Leadership Institute
United States

Focus Areas

Racial Equity & Healing
African-American / Black Communities


Cassio is an emerging leader. Cassio is currently employed by Tougaloo College-Owens Health & Wellness Center. He serves as the Project Director of the Mississippi Action Network for Uplifting Promise. He is also the founder and executive director of the Knowledge Institute New Generation Scholars (K.I.N.G.S.) Leadership and Development Institute, a leadership development program for young men of color. The program supports a positive transition to adulthood by understanding and embracing leadership, personal responsibility and academic success through mentorship, educational services, character education and health education.