Terry T. Hawkins
DreamSmart Academy – Chief Operations Officer

The journey to serve the community and families started in 2007 when Terry began working with the Houston Hospice as a volunteer serving the needs of others with an understanding that each life is precious from beginning to end. In 2013, he started serving as a volunteer with the Texas Juvenile Justice Department mentor program where he engages with young men to help transform lives for long-term success and self-efficacy. In 2014, he started serving in the Texas Department of Corrections volunteer program through the prison ministry in his church where he engages men and women on the journey of reflective thinking and transformation. In 2014, he began serving in the Fort Bend Juvenile Probation Office engaging with youth to inspire them to dream and have the courage to live life in full purpose.  In 2015, he began serving as a volunteer with the Harris County Juvenile Justice Probation Office transforming the lives of young men challenging and inspiring them to go beyond the edge and pursue purpose each day. He has served as a mentor, youth coach, educator, spiritual leader and business owner over the past 25 years.

Terry T. Hawkins is a diverse and well-experienced Architect, Developer and Construction Project Management Professional with over 20 years of financial, real estate development, construction and project management accountability.  He has substantial financial experience managing millions of capital construction and real estate development projects for corporations such as; CB Richard Ellis $1.2M Capital Improvements, Hartford Insurance Company throughout the US $2.7M Capital Improvements, Memorial Hermann Hospital $1.5M Capital Improvements, MD Anderson Cancer Center $5.1M Capital Improvements, Cobalt Capital Companies $42M Capital Improvements and Real Estate Development Portfolio Houston, TX. and Miami, Fl., Shell Oil $5M, Methodist Hospital $7.2M Capital Improvements and currently University of Houston $100M Capital Improvement projects.