Tyrel Smithson

Promise Advisor

Tyrel joins The Pittsburgh Promise team through the Coro Public Allies leadership program as an AmeriCorps apprentice. He is a 2013 graduate of Perry Traditional Academy. Before joining The Promise, Tyrel served as a member of the United States Army as a military justice paralegal; he continues to serve in the Army Reserves. He assisted in world legal operations, including the United States, Africa, and the Middle East. He’s made it his mission to ensure equitable treatment is served. During his time at The Promise, Tyrel hopes to educate himself about education and nonprofit work while assisting young people along their journeys.