Dorian Paul Williams, former Gap Band member and author, founded the organization due to his own experience of being labeled as “C Average”. Dorian is a testament of how being a C average student does not mean average at all. Dorian defied the confining nature of academic success and has created a musical legacy through his solo R & B career singing with greats such as Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston and Celine Dion; authoring Family Empowerment books such as , “Oh Men of America, Where Are You”, and his newly released book “For Mother’s Sake” dedicated to his mother Connie. S. Williams who passed away from breast cancer; as well as being a successful entrepreneur establishing “Acca-Thera-Praise-Music. With all of his success, Dorian is most concerned about the state of our youth and doing whatever he can to assist them with achieving their maximum potential through his foundation, “Father’s Who Will”.
The Father’s Who Will’s Foundation and its upcoming C-Average Scholarship Tour; Three city challenge will engage three cities that have been instrumental in supporting both Dorian’s musical career and his philanthropic initiatives; Atlanta, Houston, and Dallas. The Father’s Who Will Foundation will spend a week in each city campaigning for C-average students, raise funding for scholarships, and hosting a benefit concert.