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G. Turan Smith

Turan G. Smith is a native of Knoxville, Tennessee and makes his home in Chesapeake, VA. He is married with two adult children (son and daughter) with 2 granddaughters and 1 grandson. He has a Master degree in Urban Affairs from Norfolk State University and is the Operation Manager at Norfolk State Brambleton Community Outreach Center. Turan runs a successful gang prevention program (over seven years) from the BCOC and he is the former Norfolk State Women’s Softball Coach of 14 years and has a record that ranks as #3 in winning percentage and remains in top 20. Turan is a life member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and is a active member of Grove Baptist church in Portsmouth, VA. He loves swimming, collecting exotic salt fish for his aquarium and spending time with family.