Abraham Humphrey

Peer Mentor Coach / Media

Abraham Humphrey, a Computer Science major, first came to work with Life That Counts as a volunteer during his senior year of high school when he participated in a SRAE Peer2Peer mentoring program.  He now leads the program in his hometown county as a Peer Mentor Coach. He enjoys volunteering in his community, hiking, and content creation. His goal is to spread positivity and creativity through his work and personal life.

Alexis Williams N.B.C.T.

Curriculum Development Specialist

Alexis Williams has been an educator in the field of Special Education for 10 years.  She has a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction,  a dual Bachelor’s in Special Education and Elementary Education, and is a National Board Certified Teacher candidate. She has also been trained in managing crisis, including de-escalation and restraints.  

She is married to her high school sweetheart, John.  Together, they have two sons, ages 16 and 13.  They are an active family, and some of their hobbies include hiking, snorkelling, weightlifting, and serving in their community and other states and nations.  Alexis has a passion to  work with students of all ability levels to set goals and to help them to reach their potentials and to educate other adults on how to understand and help students with special needs.

Colton Teeling

RAMP Project Staff

Colton Teeling is a graduate of Holly Pond High School and attended Wallace State Community College. He now works as an educator on the Rural Alabama Montana Project (RAMP). He is happily married to Tiffany and enjoys spending time with her and their pets, Zeus, a bearded dragon, and Danni, an australian shepherd.

He also enjoys working out, meeting new people, and trading on FOREX in his free time. Colton encourages students to remember that they have value and are capable of great things if they set their minds to it.

Emily Dale

Administrative Assistant

Emily Dale was born and raised in Cullman, Alabama. She attended Cullman High School and was a member of the marching, symphonic, jazz, and German bands during her time there.

She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology as well as a minor in neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and plans to obtain a master’s degree in psychology in the near future. She is passionate about mental health and fighting the stigma against mental disorders and their treatments. During her free time, she enjoys video & tabletop games, music, and enjoying nature.

Gabrielle Harris

Peer Mentor Coach

“All my life I have wanted to serve and help others.  My drive is fueled by compassion for the hurting, sick, lonely, suicidal nobodies, that most people do not care to be around.” ~ Gabrielle

Meet Gabrielle, who also goes by Gabby.  She serves Life that Counts as a Peer Mentor Coach.  Gabrielle’s background is in nursing.  She loves to write poems and short stories and says that most of her writings are about lessons she has learned along the way that she wants to use to help someone else.

John Williams


John is an unshakable visionary who sees the world as it could be.  He believes that we are the one’s who get to shape our world and that if we can see it, we can create it. 

Described as a passionate-giant of a man, John has given his professional life to helping spread the vision of the power of strength through vulnerability, others-centered serving, and a deep sense of personal ownership where people can experience a beautiful world in which peer-to-peer equality is evident, individuals are free to achieve and enjoy the prize of a life well lived.

John is the founder and CEO of Life that Counts, a social-entrepreneurial endeavor which seeks to help others make better decisions for more healthy outcomes.


Kelley Bushong-Traver


I am married to my husband Tracy and have three children. Lacey(26), Justus(25), and Cayley(20). I was born in Bitberg, Germany on the AFB. I have grown up most of my life in Great Falls, MT. I attended college at University of Montana-Western and graduated with my Bachelor’s of Science in Math Education with a Minor in Health/PE.

I enjoy officiating volleyball (17years)  and umpiring fastpitch softball along with traveling on adventures with my husband including boating and hiking. I enjoy spending a lot of time with my family as well

Tiffany Teeling

RAMP Project Staff

Tiffany Teeling is a graduate of The Way Home Christian School. She joins the Life That Counts team working alongside her husband, Colton Teeling, as an educator on the Rural Alabama Montana Project (RAMP). In her free time she enjoys walking her dog, Danni, spending time in the great outdoors on long hikes, and staying healthy through physical fitness. She brings a positive and optimistic attitude into the classroom. Tiffany’s goal when she goes into schools is to support, encourage, and help youth to reach their full potential.