Melvin is the founder and president of Howell Promotions, which includes the T-BOY scholarship and school-funding program, Affordable Fitness, Keep it Real Magazine, and the National All Sports Hall of Fame. His love and passion to help others while changing the lives of our youth has been the fire that never ceases to drive his efforts.
Melvin Howell graduated with Associate’s Degree in Drafting and Design from Caldwell Technical College. He has started and run many successful businesses over the past 35 years and has an extensive background in fitness and nutrition. For 32 years, he also worked with law enforcement where he gained a new perspective on our youth and the need we have in this nation to help them succeed. His extensive background enables him to both physically train and mentor these young adults.
Roshanne Drum is the Vice President of Howell Promotions. She has worked in the healthcare field for 28 years. Graduated from Gardner Webb University in 2012 where she received her degree in Healthcare Management. She received her Associate degree in Healthcare Management at Catawba Valley Community College in 2010.
She is the owner of Xplosion Elite All-stars a cheerleading company in Hickory, NC. Where she helps train young athletes to become the best they can be. She tutors her athletes in any subject they may need help in, because she believes education is number one for her athlete’s.
Her passion in helping children be all they can be.