Amanda Timpson

Amanda Timpson

Juvenile Diversion Programs Manager

Juvenile Diversion Programs Manager

Hailing from southern California, Amanda’s deeply rooted passion for youth is derived from her own experiences growing up in the greater Los Angeles area of Compton, California. Ms. Timpson developed a true and unwavering passion for change and the greater good for all. Along with her results-driven characteristics, Amanda quickly became a leader retaining multi-faceted experiences that aid in overseeing strategic initiatives, programs, and operations for local, regional, and national programs and organizations. She can be described as a strategically agile collaborator with a uniquely keen ability to work with diverse partners to encourage, cultivate and leverage high impact relationships with integrity for the good of the community in which she serves.

Ms. Timpson brings to this position a Dual Bachelor’s of Arts degree from Georgia State University in Sociology and African Studies and has earned a Master of Science in Human behavior and a Post Master’s specialist in Adolescent Advocacy. Ms. Timpson has acquired over a decade’s worth of experience in community outreach, gang prevention, youth development/diversion, leadership, and education, with regionally and nationally known organizations. Her accomplishments have been partnered with names such as the Youth Justice Coalition, GRYD (the Los Angeles-based Gang Reduction Youth Development), Chris 180, the Urban League, and now the Fulton County District Attorney, where she is excited to serve the youth and families of this community through diversion. Additionally, Ms. Timpson comes with five years as an empowering and highly decorated educator as a Faculty Advisor for Teach for America and a teacher in APS and Dekalb County.

“It always seems impossible until it's done.” -Nelson Mandela