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Stephaine Crosley

Stephaine Crosley (Steph Crosley)is a Milwaukee Native graduating from Rufus King High in 2006. Without much guidance and leadership and being directly impacted by two main issues plaguing society: Drugs and Incarceration, but it was basketball that kept Steph grounded and focused. Steph earned a Division I basketball scholarship to Cleveland State University, earning two Bachelor Degrees in: Social Work and Communications making her the first person in her family to graduate college. During her time as a member of the Women's Basketball team, she helped the program earn two Horizon League Championships and two trips to the NCAA tournament- first time in program history.

Steph went on to earn her Masters Degree in Education from the University of Wisconsin Stevens-Point where she served as the Graduate Assistant Women's Basketball Coach.

Steph worked as a Program Coordinator for PEARLS for Teen Girls from 2011-2015, where she has served and mentored hundreds of young ladies in the Milwaukee area instilling in them the value of self-love,building healthy relationships and leading them to believe they can be whatever they want to be.

Steph currently works as a Program Manager for SecureFutures, a Non-profit, empowering teens through financial education.

Steph is also the founder of Real Talk, LLC, providing a platform for members of the community to come together to have healthy and honest conversations around important topics. Steph is the author of two interactive self-development books With Love and Naked with Confidence both with the purpose to provide readers with tools to self-reflect, learn and apply and be in control of their own lives by owning their own truths and seeking purpose. Steph serves as a life catalyst, working one on one with individuals who may need an extra push to reach their greatest potential. Steph is a Motivational Speaker, specializing in self-love, love, relationships, and passion. Lastly, Steph serves as a host, helping to bring to life, the vision of others through facilitating their events.

Despite all odds being placed against her, Steph has been determined to find her purpose and fulfill it without making any excuses. In her efforts, Steph has devoted countless hours designing lectures and workshops to continuously help make those around her better.


Meet some of the organizations Steph Crosley has partnered with

Steph Crosley has a true passion for teamwork and understands the value of working with others to bring forth maximum results.


Young Enterprising Society (YES)




Teens Grow Greens

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