Elder Shepherd Drayton

Elder Shepherd Drayton Jr

Shepherd Drayton Jr. is a native of Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Shepherd is a graduate of Georgetown High School and a former Coastal Carolina athlete. He is the son of Bishop Shepherd and Mamie Drayton, the loving husband of 31 years to Andrea Drayton, and father of three children: the late Deonka Drayton, Shepherd Drayton III, and Alexia Drayton. His outreach and humanitarian efforts are felt throughout the United States, as well as Africa, where he did mission work in Ghana and Sierra Leone. Shepherd is self-employed as a home inspector and contractor. He is the Missions Pastor of New Refuge Church in Pawleys Island, SC. His love and compassion for people are both admirable and respected by many.

The Cycle of Traumatic Grief

Aug. 10, 2021

Tyra is joined by Andrea Drayton, mother of Deonka Drayton who was murdered in Orlando's Pulse Night Club shooting.

The Dynamics of Grief and How We Grieve

Aug. 3, 2021

yra is joined by Shamiquia "Shameek" McPherson, LPCS and Elder Shepherd Drayton Jr. to discuss The Dynamics of Grief and How We Grieve.