Our Executive Director,


Claressa Winston, founder of Club Xhell, Incorporated discovered her passion for youth empowerment after receiving a Bachelor's degree in Human Services from California State University Dominguez Hills. She furthered her education by receiving her MBA in Nonprofit Leadership from New England College. A lifelong learner, Claressa is the proud graduate of Clayton County Grassroots Leadership Institute Class of 2017. She is a mentor to many; always endeavoring to maintain her intergenerational connections.


In 2013, Claressa expanded her vision and activated her faith to acquire a facility that would accommodate the organization’s growth and year round programming. Her sacrifice and resilience anchored Club Xhell “Youth Life Center” in Clayton County, Georgia.


Claressa’s personal mission in life is to live with integrity, die with dignity and leave a legacy. Her spunk and vibrant outlook on life will prove to be the longevity of her successful stent on earth!