Supreme Understanding is a community activist, educator, and expert on the socio-economical and psychological struggles of oppressed people. Supreme received his bachelor’s degree in world history from Morehouse College , followed by a master’s degree in urban education from Georgia State University . At 26, he received his doctorate in education from Argosy University, where he focused his research on the benefits of non-formal education with at-risk youth and disadvantaged populations. In 2000, Supreme co-founded Show and Prove Youth Outreach, a non-profit organization dedicated to the education and empowerment of at-risk teens. In 2006, Supreme Design, LLC was incorporated to design and publish materials and literature for Show and Prove. Supreme Understanding’s work has brought him to Ghana , Mexico , the Dominican Republic , India , Japan , Thailand , the Czech Republic , Austria , Germany , England , the Caribbean, and dozens of cities throughout the United States . The author’s travels have provided him in-depth opportunities to learn about the struggles of oppressed people throughout the world, and their similarities with the struggles of people of color in the U.S. Supreme is a highly sought-after lecturer, and his multimedia presentations have engaged diverse audiences of both youth and adults. Supreme has presented on a variety of topics with organizations as diverse as the ACLU, the Urban League, 100 Black Men, the Japanese Ministry of Education, and the U.S. Social Forum. As the author of How to Hustle and Win: A Survival Guide for the Ghetto, Supreme’s message has reached scores of young urban readers, many of who would write in stating that this had been the first book they’d read in several years. Even with it’s deliberately “different” title, How to Hustle and Win was extremely well-received by both the general public and the media. Supreme’s work continues as the curriculum director of Show and Prove Youth Outreach, CEO of Supreme Design, traveling lecturer and consultant for numerous organizations and agencies, and author of several upcoming books on overcoming the odds of oppression and disadvantage.