Thylan Singleton attended Howard University, studied human development and psychoeducational studies from Atlanta, GA. Thylan served in the Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps at The George Washington University. Upon his graduation from HU, he was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy. As the oldest of two younger brothers, Thylan knows firsthand the importance of proper mentorship and guidance young black men need in order to thrive in America. As a YP4 Fellow, he planned to pioneer a mentorship program to help high school males in Southeast DC reach their full potential.