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Passionate About Inspiring Others

Meet Ta-Sean C. Murdock, a visionary Entrepreneur, and dedicated Youth Advocate residing in the vibrant city of Albany, NY, alongside his cherished wife Sumiko, and their two sons.

An alumnus of Albany High School and a proud graduate of North Charleston High School, Ta-Sean's educational journey laid the groundwork for his future endeavors. Ta-Sean has emerged as a proven leader in Youth Program Development and Youth Advocacy, dedicating the majority of his professional career to working with and empowering young minds. His passion for guiding youth is not only reflected in his professional work but also in his role as the author of the inspirational children's book, “I Can and I Will.” This literary gem serves as a beacon, reminding young readers that they possess inherent power, even when faced with external challenges.

Ta-Sean's unwavering commitment to making a positive impact on the lives of children and teens has earned him prestigious accolades, including the 2017 UHPP Champion of Justice Award, the 2017 WO-MEN Who Rock Award, and the 2019 YMCA Adult Achiever Award.

Driven by a profound desire to effect positive change, Ta-Sean is on a mission to transform dreams into reality. Through One Team One Dream of the Capital District, Inc., he continues to champion the cause of youth empowerment and entrepreneurship, leaving an indelible mark on the communities he serves.

 

Ta-Sean C. Murdock's journey is a testament to the transformative power of passion, dedication, and a relentless commitment to making a difference in the lives of young individuals, one dream at a time.

OUR
CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Honors & Awards

2017 Champion of Justice 

2017 WO-MEN Who Rock Award Winner

2019 YMCA Black & Latino Adult Achiever

2020 Multiplying Good Award Nominee

2023-2024 Network for Youth Success

Quality Leadership Award

2024 Multiplying Good Jefferson Award Medalist

Ta-Sean C. Murdock

OUR
LEADERSHIP TEAM

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Sumiko

Murdock

Chief Visionary

& Founder

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Kiara

Shelley

Managing Partner &

Consultant

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Jahmaria Lumpkin

Program & Family Engagement Coordinator

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