Devon and Sun Harris has been involved in juvenile justice ministry in the greater Augusta area since 1994. Devon retired from the U.S. Army in 1999 after 20 years of service and was hired by the Department of Juvenile Justice as Assistant Volunteer Service Coordinator at the Augusta Youth Development Campus in Augusta, Georgia.
After two years of employment at the Augusta Youth Development Campus, Devon resigned to pursue a full time position as the Director of Full Circle Refuge. Devon and Sun seek to expand the mission and vision of FCR through the training of volunteers and certification of mentors, as well as organizing urban church networks for juveniles at-risk and also those reentering the community.
Devon is a certified “Volunteer In Prison Ministry” trainer for Prison Fellowship Ministries; graduate of the School of Juvenile Justice Ministries, Straight Ahead Ministries; member of the Ministry Delivery Team for Prison Fellowship Georgia; completed the Street Gang/Juvenile Crime Course presented by 21st Century Law Enforcement Consultants Inc.; received the “Street Gang: Identification and Investigation” certification from The Institute of Police Technology and Management of the University of North Florida; certified “Gang Intervention Specialist” from The National Gang Crime Research Center.
Devon is also an active member of the Georgia Gang Investigators Association.