About Me - Kelvin Opiepie

Kelvin Opiepie Okeoghene, (CDC) is an African Youth Transformation Ambassador who is currently leading a mission to help people from depression.

LEAD Community Foundation was set up by Kelvin in the late quarter of 2018 following his lived experience with depression, which almost took his life. The Foundation is aimed at mitigating depression and challenging societal misconceptions on mental health. Since the formation in 2018, He has been actively involved in team mobilization, advocacy and community awareness on depression. He also works as a therapist in the Foundation. He is a Certified Depression Counselor (CDC), and as a victim of depression, through his lived experience, research and time tested tools he has counseled over 100+ clients with delivered results. He also holds different certifications from a number of well recognized institutes which include certification on mental health and recovery from world health organizations (WHO). He is a certified Psychological First Aider (PFA) from John Hopkins University, and a Cognitive behavioral therapist (CBT) from Allison. He also holds a certificate on leadership from the prestigious Daystar Leadership Academy (DLA) and sits as the founder of Lamp Leadership Network, an online leadership and mentorship academy. He is a co-convener and chief administrative officer of Freedom Academy, a multifaceted resource development center with the vision of raising exceptional leaders in all sectors.