Currently serves as the Vice President of SOJP Inc., supporting the overall mission providing quality entertainment and education concentrating on the genres of jazz and poetry, both online and via annual “LIVE” events, providing a forum for the myriad of expression of artists within these genres. In his professional role, he serves as the Division Advisor of the Government Programs Division at CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield in the Greater Baltimore Area. In this capacity, he works closely with executive leadership and cross-divisional stakeholders supporting the execution of strategic goals for the organization.

Clayton E. Corley, Jr.

Vice President

South Jersey native Jakia Handy developed her love of music early. She began playing the clarinet at an early age which is where she found her appreciation for orchestra. As a young adult, her enthusiasm caught the attention of her band director who suggested that she consider mentoring younger band students.

Jakia Handy


Jerron Corley was born August 1, 1996 in West Philadelphia. Part of his childhood was spent digging through the many crates of vinyls in his parents’ basement, leading to a love of music that transcends genre and overall feeds the soul. While time was spent learning the basics of some instruments, his voice is what has carried for years, through song and verse.

Jerron H. Corley


Kimpedro has been called a renaissance man and even a visionary. Kimpedro also operates a multi-disciplinary arts service - Kimpedro's NU GRuV Network, which is an artists' collective where a family of visual artists, writers, composers, arrangers collaborate. 2019 Kimpedro was appointed Art and Music Coordinator for SOJP Inc. He currently is a Recreation Specialist Instructor and the director of one of the Performing Arts Camps under the supervision of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation.


Art & Music Coordinator

Priscilla Mills is a native of Philadelphia, PA, and currently resides in Yeadon, PA. She has worked as a Practice Manager in Healthcare for over 30 years. Ms. Mills graduated from Overbrook High School, PA., and later studied Business Administration at Bloomsburg University, PA., where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing and Management.

Priscilla Mills

Board Member

Alice Johnson was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She’s a mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Worked several positions involving teaching children prior to becoming an Addiction Specialist. She’s used music as a tool of therapy for all ages. Alice is now retired which gives her more time to contribute to the SOJPINC mission. She enjoys cooking and spending time with friends and family.

Alice Johnson

Board Member

Joye R. Tillman is a native of Philadelphia, PA.; she currently resides in Lindenwold, New Jersey and is a retired Vocational Rehabilitation Supervisor of the NJ Commission for the Blind. She holds a BA in French and Education from LaSalle University, a MS from Salus University, formerly the PA College of Optometry in Rehab Teaching for the Blind and a Post Masters Certificate in Rehabilitation Counseling from Rowan University.

Joye Tillman

Board Member