Pastor Kirk Davis Joins Rise Prep Board

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Kirk Davis was born and raised in San Francisco. He’s glad to say that he is a product of Mission High School.

Kirk Davis is a program manager at YCD. In 1998 he became a Youth Pastor at Providence Baptist Church and joined YoungLife a para-church youth serving organization. He was Area Director in the Southeast sector of San Francisco (Bayview Hunters Point). He has also been an assistant Chaplain at Juvenile Hall Youth Detention in San Francisco. 

He was the founder of Street Survivors, a ministry that helps kids deal with post-traumatic stress. With the help of his wife, he ran an after-school tutorial program and summer day camp that grew to over 100 kids in Bayview Hunters Point. He’s been the recipient of the KQED Essence of Excellence Award in 2005 and the recipient of the Black Educators of the Year Award in 2003 and other congressional awards. 

In 2008 Mr. Davis started a non-profit organization called Rapha House Foundation, Inc. which had a program called YLDP (Youth Leadership Development Program) which taught life-skills and did college tours yearly. 

For the past several years, Mr. Davis has served as Families and Community Life Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Hayward. 

He has been married for 31 years to Denise Davis and has 3 children (Destini, Curtis, and Isaiah).