I Speak Life: 31 Days of Survival
LaMone received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 2013 in Criminal Justice, focusing on Juvenile Delinquency. At Canisius College, LaMone was known as "Mr. Stop the Violence". Throughout his many campus involvements LaMone has successfully left his mark of peace prints throughout that community. Today, LaMone's peace prints still echo through the streets of Buffalo, NY because of his dedication to Non-Violence. LaMone has served that community as Youth Coordinator for the Buffalo United Front Inc., Community Action Organization Board of Directors, Leader of "Enough is Enough" citywide prayer for peace, No More Tears Inc., Founding member and Senior Officer with Buffalo Community Peacemakers just to name a few. LaMone, a fourth generation AME is humbled knowing that God has called his name and entrusted him with a calling to serve in ministry to this generation. LaMone has been preaching since 2011. In 2013, LaMone was elected the President of the First Episcopal District YPD. Under his leadership he founded the Saving our Sons program with success within the first year of reaching over 200 young men from street corners and communities who are now affiliated with mentors within the AME Church. LaMone has also served as the Youth Pastor of Saint Paul AME Church, Jacksonville, FL and the Interim Supply Pastor of New Saint James AME Church in Jacksonville, FL. Professionally, LaMone has served as a Law Enforcement officer in various positions with the U.S. Department of Justice. Currently, LaMone is enrolled at Turner Theological Seminary on the campus of the Interdenominational Theological Center where he is in his 2nd Year of the M.Div. Program. LaMone also serves as the Minister to Youth and Young Adults at Saint Philip AME Church in Atlanta, GA under the leadership of the Rev. Dr. William D. Watley. LaMone truly believes that Prayer should be your steering wheel in life, and not your spare tire!