Tony T. Yarber, a 44-year resident of Jackson, MS, has made an impact on his community in education, faith based, and political arena. A former coach, teacher and principal in the Hinds County and Jackson Public School District, Tony has had the privilege of shaping young lives in our community and beyond. He is the founder of Relevant Empowerment Church where he pastors amazing partakers, part owner of an innovation company by the name of Data Rich Solutions, LLC. Tony consults political players and businesses through innovation and data. Tony brings a unique skill set to the world of real estate as well. The ability to negotiate and understand policy was acquired during his tenure as a city councilman and past Mayor of Jackson, MS.
Tony is a lover of martial arts and a practitioner for over 30 years. He has received numerous recognitions and awards both locally and nationally. Tony is the Husband of Mrs. Sheena Yarber and very active father of four amazing children. He is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi and Jackson State University. He was bestowed the honor of Honorary Doctor of Laws by Belhaven University. A lifelong learner, Yarber has been a chaplain intern at the VA Medical Center where he was enrolled as a Clinical Pastoral Education student. He’s an accomplished motivational speaker and owner of Making It Happen Motivation Solutions. Tony is an author who lives with the motivation to be a better man today than he was yesterday. Yarber currently works as a teacher and leadership coach in schools throughout the state of Mississippi helping to build capacity in elementary math teachers and their administrators.
Tony’s motto and aim is to be a better man today than he was yesterday.