Our Staff

Ben Page

Co-Founder and Executive Director

After serving as the ministry director for the Urban Eagles in Grier Heights for 8 years, Ben and his wife Nicki co-founded I AM 24/7.  “Coach Ben” is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus in practical ways and developing leaders who give back to their communities.

Cord Bailey

Director of Leadership Development

Cord joined I AM 24/7 staff in June of 2021 as part of the senior leadership team.  Cord’s involvement with the ministry is from the street to the board room and his core responsibilities include: strategic planning, developing and supporting high school and college age leaders, job training and career readiness, family support, and coaching.  Cord is passionate about weaving his faith in Christ into teaching practical life skills and preparing youth for their futures.

Nicki Page

Co-Founder and Event Coordinator/Programs Assistant

“Mamma Nicki” (as she is called in the neighborhood) is a beautiful picture of God’s love, compassion, and grace in action.  She is passionate about creating a caring environment, providing emotional support, and encouraging youth to reach their full potential.

Darrell Delgado

Staff Coach/Mentor

Darrell is joining I AM 24/7 staff after graduating high school in 2020.  He is also continuing his education at Central Piedmont Community College and hopes to one day own his own business.  During high school Darrell helped coached a variety of I AM 24/7 teams and was a leader for the Summer Sports and Leadership Academy for the from 2018-2020.  Darrell is passionate about seeing young men grow and develop new mindsets towards their education and the value of hard work.   
Deron Huggins

Summer Program Director and Staff Coach/Mentor

Deron has been a part of the I AM 24/7 FAMILY as a player and student leader since age 9, and has functioned as a staff member in one form or another since he was 15 or 16.  A current senior at Western Carolina University, he is studying sports medicine and has aspirations of working professionally as an athletic trainer at the collegiate level.  When not in school, Deron operates as a staff coach/mentor for numerous I AM 24/7 teams.  He also serves as our Summer Program Director.  Deron is passionate about seeing young people from his community grow into leaders, coaching, and helping young people grow in their faith in Jesus.