Who We Are


Sky Hyacinthe, Executive Director
Sky Hyacinthe joined ELEVATE New Orleans in October 2009, and oversees the organization’s day-to-day operations including program development, human resources, communications, and college placement. Currently oversees all functions of the organization, with emphasis on strategic planning, fundraising, financial management and partnership development.   Prior to joining ELEVATE, Sky worked as an international marketing coordinator for Icon-International for approximately two years.  Sky began his collegiate basketball career at Johnson & Wales University, where he played point guard from 2000 through 2002.  In 2002, Sky transferred to the University of Connecticut, where he was a member of one of the nation’s elite basketball programs.  Sky received his Bachelor of Science degree in Communications from the University of Connecticut.