Koncrete Flowers is a safe online community dedicated to youth who strive to become better. From posts about every day life, family, mental health, spiritual health and even fitness through different perspectives, we aim to engage in candid dialogue to inspire, educate and hopefully entertain our inner-city youth. Our goal is for our youth to have the tools and support to become resilient despite their challenging environment.
+Meet Jeroma & Zachary
Mrs. Jeroma Flowers and Mr. Zachary Flowers were born in Philadelphia, PA in the 80’s. Growing up, they lived in a dysfunctional family environment which contributed to their hardships as well forced their resiliency.
Mrs. Flowers grew up in the Kensington section of Philadelphia and was bullied, she was a teen mother at the age of fourteen and was promiscuous. She was a high school drop out despite being a straight A student from 1st through 8th grade. Mrs. Flowers managed to face adversity and became resilient.
Mr. Flowers too grew up in the same environment and fought hard to get off the streets of North Philadelphia (Broad and Erie) and did not have a stable place to lay his head at night.
Mr. and Mrs. Flowers met in high school and later reconnected through MySpace in 2009. Ten years later, they’ve experienced challenges such as struggling to juggle family, education, their careers and self-care. Currently they live in Baltimore, Maryland with their three children.
They are a professional in their careers as a Behavior Specialist for youth and Director of Residential Services for individuals with an IDD/MH and SUD disorder. Mrs. Flowers is a graduate student majoring in Psychology with (2) degrees, a certification in Youth Work and a portfolio filled with trainings and specialized certifications. Mr. Flowers is a recent graduate student with (3) degrees including a Masters in Psychology specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis. He too have a host of credentials that range from TCI, NCPT, CMT and RCYCP.
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