MEET Eric

New Leadership Delivering Results for Our Community

Eric Bell wants to serve his neighborhood and develop strategies within his COMMUNITY for the development of OUR neighborhoods for the YOUTH and YOU!

 

Bell has been a resident of Clayton County for over 20 years. In his younger years, Bell took up studies at Brown Elementary, Rivers Edge Elementary, Mundy’s Mill Middle and Mundy’s Mill High Schools. At all institutions he had shown a strong love for scholarship, stewardship, and leadership. Bell graduated top 10 from Mundy’s Mill High School, class of 2009. As a youth he was a member of the Clayton County Youth Commissioners, Student Government Association, Presidential Scholar, National Honors Society, and Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Economics Honor Society).

 

Bell’s call to service has its beginnings as a cadet in JROTC where he learned the value of citizenship, discipline, and service. The hunger to serve led to him receiving a scholarship from the United States Navy to attend Morehouse College. As a Midshipman in Morehouse College’s Navy ROTC he served as the Special Services Officer responsible for his unit’s finances and keeping morale high. Apart from Naval Duties he graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Economics. Bell often gave tours of Morehouse, mentored youth, and worked as teacher’s assistant.

 

After college, Bell served his country as a United States Naval Aviation Officer where he took a sworn oath of service to citizens of America. The training received from Bell’s military service has taught him to testable commitment and leadership, as well as, pressurized strategic thinking. After his service to his Nation, he founded the Samaritans In Real Situations (S.I.R.S) a non-profit, the mission is to unite those within the community using education and social events. Currently, Bell serves as an Educator with Clayton County Public Schools and organizer of K.I.N.G.S. mentoring program.

 

Bell has worked with the Economic Development Department of South Africa and Fulton County to develop economic strategies with communal and human development emphasis. In particular, race and gender relations, and the distribution of resources such as land. He also worked in the office of Senator Lester Jackson in the 2017 Georgia Legislative Session.

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