Sons of Bransford (S.O.B.s)

Past Awardees

S.O.B. Award
2015 Tenth Annual Sons of Bransford Awards Nominations
Past Awardees
Amazing Life of Jim Bransford
Original S.O.B.s
Sponsors and Supporters
Healing Brothers
Black Men Healing Conferences

2014 seventh annual awardees were:

  • Elder:  Vincent DeLusia
  • Mentor: Dorsey Howard Jr
  • Mentor: Manu Lewis
  • Young Leader: Desmond Grady
  • Leadership Award: Jeffery D. Hayden
    Educator Award: Stanley J. Hatcher
  • BeMore Youth Leader Award: Sedrique Ametor

2013 seventh annual awardees were:

  • Elder:  Henry Combs
  • Mentor: Reverend Michael Pugh
  • Mentor: Willie D. Wallace
  • Young Leader: Keith K. Mensah
  • Unsung Leader Award: Shawn Lewis
  • BeMore Youth Leader Award: Cory Kemp

2012 seventh annual awardees were:

  • Elder:  Dr. Charles Crutchfield
  • Mentor: Victor "Vick" Walker
  • Mentor: Charles Hallman
  • Young Leader: Trumanue Lindsey
  • Educator Award: Gevonee Ford
  • BeMore Youth Leader Award: Akeem J. Roller

2011 sixth annual awardees were:

  • Elder:  Lee Roy Hawkins
  • Mentor: Jamal Abdur Salaam 
  • Young Leader: Charles Caine
  • Service Award: 89.9 KMOJ FM

2010 fifth annual awardees were:

  • Mentor (Older Man): Reggie Worlds
  • Mentor (Older Man): Jack Strawder
  • Young Leader (Young Man): Charles Helm

2009 fourth annual awardees were:

  • Elder: Milford E. Johnson (Brother Milford)
  • Mentor (Older Man): John Turnipseed
  • Young Leader (Young Man): Reuben Thompson-Amarteifio
  • Historian Award: Professor Mahmoud El Kati

2008 the third annual awardees were:

  • Elder: Matthew Little
  • Older Man: Clarence Jones
  • Young Man: Melvin W. Carter III

2007 second annual awardees were:

  • Elder: Kwame McDonald
  • Older Man: Gary Cunningham
  • Young Man: Eric Mahmoud
  • Founders Award: Terry Wilson, whom had past in 2006, to him as one of the original founders of 100 men take a stand for domestic peace.

2006 the first was our namesake:  Jim Bransford

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