Francois R. Fils-Aime II

Francois is a first-generation Haitian American graduate of Cathedral High School in the  South End of Boston.  He received a BA of Arts in Political Science and a Double Minor in Communications and Black Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Boston.  He also received his Master's in Education from the University of  Massachusetts at Boston.  He has a certification in Administration from Northeastern University.

  • Francois is an Alum of the Emerging Leaders Program College of Management University of Massachusetts,
  • Tufts University Alum of Non-Profit Management and Leadership Program Co-Founder of Brunch and Ball Mentoring Program.

He is a University of Massachusetts Boston Student Athlete Mentor, former High School Teacher, Dean of Students, Vice Principal, Principal, and a 4-year College Football player and student-athlete.  Francois returned to the University of Massachusetts once again to be an inaugural member of President Obama’s My Brothers Keeper mentoring program. He is currently a collegiate student-athlete mentor for The athLEDA Foundation where he mentors students all over the country.

Francois was the Board Director for the YMCA of Greater Boston (Oldest YMCA in America). Currently, Francois is the Immediate Past District Representative of the First District (New England Area) of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc and continues to educate children as an administrator in k-12 schools and the Executive Director of Cornerstone Collaborative where the mission is to eliminate poverty in urban communities and disrupt teen violence which is sweeping the New England area.