ABOUT US

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Founded in 2016 Opportunity Calls Everyone (O.C.E.)Family Development Center is a non-profit organization that promotes a healthy lifestyle for youth and teens by providing, mentoring programs, entrepreneur and career development, college preparation, afterschool program, summer camps, workshops, teen retreats, and above all helping youth and teens to recognize their external-internal self-confidence. 

                       Our Team 

Denise Ladson Johnson- Founder/President

Denise Ladson Johnson is a teen confidence speaker, marriage motivational speaker, social worker, biblical counselor, and teen leadership trainer, specializing in millennial leadership and personal development. Her charismatic and interactive approach allows Denise to strategically impact audiences allowing them to unleash their personal power to dominate personally. 

Born in Charleston SC Denise grew up on James Island. Denise experienced personal struggles and obstacles as a youth, teen, young adult, and adult that allowed Denise to develop tools & strategies that would enable her to change her circumstances. Denise uses the adversities that she has overcome in her life as guidance and motivation to inspire the upcoming generation.

Denise currently holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Benedict College and a Master's degree in Biblical Counseling from Luther Rice University & Seminary. Denise found her place in teen, and young adults development programming by creating her own family development organization titled Opportunity Calls Everyone (OCE) Family Development Center. Denise believes that Opportunity Calls Everyone to embrace it and live it.

Denise is the wife of a supportive and loving husband and the mother of one surviving daughter (Maghony 2018) and three loving children. Denise is a proud member of the Charleston Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.