Tyrone Patterson was born and raised in the Washington, DC area. He is a graduate of the University of Florida and is a career civil servant. He is a member of Ebenezer AME church in Ft. Washington, MD. For the past 9 years, Tyrone has been an integral member of the Neighbor- to-Neighbor Ministry at Asbury UMC in Washington, DC which provides a hot breakfast, clothing and toiletries to homeless members of the community. Tyrone has also served as a volunteer coach for the Kettering/Largo/Mitchellville Boys & Girls Club and the PG Select Baseball program. His oldest son, Tyrone III (“Trey”) attended Sidwell Friends School.