Kristen Hopkins is an author, international speaker and social entrepreneur dedicated to the holistic development of youth, young adults and professionals.

As the Founder and CEO of the Dream it. Own it. Master it. Foundation and Dangers Of The Mind, LLC., Kristen has developed and implemented culturally responsive Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curricula, programs and resources in schools, not-for-profits, and corporate organizations.  She has brought her teachings to school districts in Haiti, Ghana and cities across the United States of America.

Ms. Hopkins is an esteemed author of multiple books, curricula and an intervention kit for in-school suspension and youth detention centers.  Hopkins has also established a lifestyle brand, a virtual coaching practice, a clothing line and a team of brand ambassadors who advocate for the DOM movement daily.

A fierce visionary and leader, Hopkins is often acknowledged for her contributions to the field of educational entrepreneurship. In 2016 she became a recipient of the “30 Under 30 Award for Women of Excellence in Leadership”.  Kristen looks to continue her mission to empower others through SEL and be the voice of responsive resources for disadvantaged youth of this generation and beyond.


Kristen Hopkins Global is an education, lifestyle and coaching platform that uses SEL to empower our audience to get to their next level of personal and professional success.

  • Social Emotional Learning in the home, at work and in the classroom.
  • Entrepreneurship tools for business growth and development.
  • Curriculum development- from ideation and implementation to branding and marketing.
  • Finding the work-life balance to achieve optimal performance.