William Sexton


Skillman Communications Fellow

Here’s what I can help you with:

  • Communicating your organization's mission and brand to a larger community
  • Creating written, visual, audio and digital content to help capture your organization's story and share it with the world

Get to know William:

What do you actually do all day long?
Everyday is different but most of my time is spent creating and implementing new strategies to help build public awareness of CMF and the Skillman Foundation in the communities they serve. I also work closely with grant partners to help tell their stories and build a stronger connections between organizations. 

What is the best part of your job?
Helping to create change and have a positive impact in Detroit and the state of Michigan as a whole. 

Favorite flavor of ice cream? 
Moose Tracks

What music are you streaming?
Anything and everything Hip-Hop (with a little R&B mixed in here and there).

Why do you love where you live?
I've lived in Detroit for my entire life and I'm always amazed at the resiliency of our city's residence. No matter what life throws at us, Detroiters will always find a way. 

If you could choose a super power, what would it be? 
Super speed like The Flash. I already have my super hero costume picked out. 

Favorite book from childhood?
The Geronimo Stilton series.  

Favorite book? 
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis

Dream vacation? 
Touring the pyramids and other cools sights in Egypt

I'm a huge Detroit sports fan, avid runner and a sneaker aficionado.