High Desert


High Desert Chapter President

Terrance L. Stone is founder and CEO Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy, he started the Young Visionaries is 2001 committed to steering young people away from the life that cost him much of his precious youth. In essence, Terrance is allowing his life mistakes to help others discover their personal worth and true-life purpose. Stone's change in heart, spirit and action has resulted in his reaching over 65,000 at-risk youth. He is also working on a book deal; this book will help youth and adults understand that GOD has given them everything they need to succeed it just needs to be located and activated.

Sincere efforts have resulted in Mr. Stone receiving hundreds of awards

2020 Martin Luther King Community Service Award~ 2019 Distinguished Service in Civic and Community Service Award ~2018 Tom Bradley Community Service & Distinguished Citizen Award ~2018 Todays Leadership Spark Creating Leaders Through Youth Enrichment Award~2018 DVL Icon Award ~2017 Boy Scouts of America Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award ~2016 Dignity Health Community Service Award ~2015 Model of Excellence Award~2014 Beacon of Light Award~2014 Shine the Light On Child Abuse Award ~2013 Best of the Best for Inland Empire Business ~2013 Sprit of the Entrepreneur Award Winner for Social Entrepreneur 2013~ Inland Empire Unit of National Association of Social Workers Public Citizen of Year Award ~ 2012 Trail Blazer Award~ 2012 Senator Man of the Year Award ~2012 Unforgettable Hearts Award ~2011 Gertude Whetzel Award ~2011 Man of Valor~2010 Community Pillar Award for Fairness ~ 2010 Executive of the Year Award~2010 Time for Change Pioneer Award~2010 San Bernardino County Education Medal of Honor Award~ 2010 CAHPERD Emmett Ashford Community Spirit Award~ 2008 Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention Commission San Bernardino County~2008 Unsung Hero Award~2008 Black Rose Award~2008 Social Lites Community Service Award~2007 Amanda Guruge Lifetime Commitment Award~2007 Man of Valor Award Jubilee House of Praise~2007 Molina Healthcare of California Community Champion Award~2007 People’s Choice Inc “Leaders of Youth Award” Recipient~2006 Excellence Award Recipient~2006 Citizens of Achievement Award Recipient~2006 Youth Outreach Award Recipient~2005 “Inspiration to Youth” Good Samaritan Award Recipient~2005 Social Action Trailblazers Award Recipient