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Devon Buchanan
Devon BuchananFounder/Executive Director
As Founder and Executive Director of the F.O.C.U.S. Youth Network, Devon Buchanan works to not only provide innovative educational and recreational programs for youth and their families, but also serve as an advocate for urban youth. Devon is committed to developing youth into positively contributing members of their communities.

With a solid 14 years of progressive youth programming experience in sports camps and clinics, outdoor recreation, health, physical, and multicultural education, Devon Buchanan has held a variety of positions with non-profit agencies such as the YMCA, local government agencies in Loudoun County, Virginia and the City of Gaithersburg Maryland. For the last 8 years, Devon has been a Health and Physical educator at high performing charter schools in Newark, NJ and most recently in his home town of Philadelphia.

Devon received his B.S. in Recreation Management from East Stroudsburg University and is currently pursuing his M.A. in Multicultural Education from Eastern University. He is a proud member of NExT Philadelphia, an affinity group of the National Urban League, Circle of Greatness Academy, and #Grindation professional network. Devon currently resides in Yeadon, Pa with his wife, Amanda.


Through a variety of programs, we help our youth to find themselves. “We know that extraordinary experiences will produce an extraordinary individual.”