Ryan D. Davis is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas, and a graduate of Little Rock Central High School. During his time at Central Ryan began what would become a life of service centered on children and youth advocacy. He recognizes that children are our greatest heritage and our only future.
Ryan D. Davis is currently the director of UA Little Rock-Children International, an international
non-profit organization that works toward significant and transformational change in the lives of children, youth, and families. Ryan believes that the health, education, and empowerment of children and youth are as much a reality of our survival as it is a moral imperative. Davis studied American Studies and Religion at Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL. He also studied African American Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Ryan is an ordained elder in the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church and the Associate Pastor at Bullock Temple C.M.E. Church.
Ryan is a proud affiliate of Grass Roots Arkansas. He is a board member at The Arkansas Public Policy Panel, the executive committee of Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families, decARcerate Arkansas, and Arkansas Coalition against the Death Penalty. Ryan D. Davis is chair of the board of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center and executive board member of the Friends of Mosaic Templars Cultural Center. He is a life member of the NAACP.