Anthony B. McCauley was born and raised in Thomasville, NC. He is Founder and CEO of MALES of Distinction/Ladies of MERIT Youth Programs, and owner of Gravity Drone Services. Anthony is a three-time number one Best-Selling Author, he has published eleven books and is also an International Author published in Edmonton, Alberta Canada. He is a life-long Mentor that uses his talents to share his experience, strength, and hope to today’s youth. He has completed training at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, NJ as a Drug and Alcohol Treatment Specialist, and obtained A.A.S in Human Services from Guilford Technical Community College. He is currently a student at Southern New Hampshire University, obtaining his B.S. in Psychology, and received induction into Sigma Alpha Pi (National Society of Leadership) at SNHU. He is Certified DISC Profile Analyst in association with Personality Insights. Anthony is passionate about mentorship and life coaching, and education.
After attending the Mentoring Center of Ohio, he received career diplomas in the areas of Building Resilience in Youth and treating Trauma with a working knowledge on interventions. Anthony motivates and mentors within school systems globally. He helps young people make better decisions for their lives and teaches them how to transition from stages of adolescence into adulthood. His motivation and experience lead and guide others how to grow and strive for excellence, achieve greatness, and speak freely and openly about issues and concerns. In 2017, Mr. Anthony B. McCauley began working with young boys and girls when he saw the need for more assistance to be given to help support families and communities with focuses on building self-esteem and improving the well-being of students who needed guidance, support, and role models. As Mr. McCauley began to research juvenile justice and those males who find themselves making bad choices, he saw that he can use his success building and character development talents to bring together males to help those affected by making poor life decisions.