William Cumby is the Minister of Youth for The Fountain of Praise, a 25,000 member non-denominational church in southwest Houston, Texas. He is a graduate of the DeVos urban leadership initiative and a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Oral Roberts University. William has served in youth ministry for over 15 years and led multiple youth crusades to Colombia and Brazil.
In addition to his responsibilities at The Fountain of Praise, William is an active volunteer in several school districts with VIPS, YoungLife, 5Star, Real Men Read, and serves as the varsity football chaplain for Thurgood Marshall High School. He is a noted speaker for national youth conferences and writes curriculums for youth ministry. William is the Co-chair of the religious affairs committee for The Houston Chapter of the NAACP and a former board member for the West Orem YMCA and a dad blogger (WillC1Day.blogspot.com).
In 2018 William was awarded a day in America’s fourth largest city – Houston, TX. William is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and is married to Ebony Cumby. Together they have three children, William II, Dylan, and Grace.