Marcell Payton was involved in gang activity at a young age then completely turned his life around with the guidance of his mother and grandmother.
Marcell is a member of the N.S.O.'s Youth Initiatives Project. This program provides youth leadership and advocacy training focused on violence prevention and substance abuse prevention.
You can learn more about the N.S.O'.s Y.I.P. program at http://www.nso-mi.org.