Rafiah Hickson is one of the founders of B. O.S.S Mentoring and native of Camden, NJ. Since the tinder age of fourteen she has been committed to serving youth through various sectors including both school and group home settings. She currently serves as a Licensed Social worker for the State of New Jersey .
Rafiah received both her Bachelors and Masters degree from Rutgers University and is a certificate recipient of the Violence Against Women and Children program offered by Rutgers School of Social Work.
Rafiah is a strong believer in advocating for youth by connecting them to resources to transition successfully into adulthood . Regardless of where you come from Rafiah believes that youth should have access to quality education.
As a child her mother always stated "it takes a village to raise a child " .
She envisions B.O.S.S Mentoring will be apart of that village and help to aide in shaping boys from Camden city and surrounding areas to boys to men.