Tayon earned a spot as a financial columnist for The Soul Pitt (Pittsburgh’s Premier Award Winning Minority Community Magazine), and has also been featured on several primary networks (ABC, FOX, NBC, CBS) and other news affiliates across the country. He has also appeared on the Brian Tracy Show in San Diego, CA.
As a man of God, his love for Christ and commitment towards discipleship are at the core of his leadership. He answered the call in 2013 and became a licensed minister at Clark Memorial Baptist Church under the leadership of James D. Burwell, Pastor. He is actively involved in several ministries including evangelism, Men’s ministry, Sunday School teaching, and community outreach efforts – Financial & Health Wellness Seminars, Back-To-School Youth events, Black History Month programs, annual Thanksgiving Dinner & Clothing Drive, puppet ministry, and more.
He knows the importance of community and being a team player evident with his impressive football career spanning from little league, to college, to a semi-professional league. Currently, he is actively involved as a coach and mentor for the nationally ranked Pittsburgh NFL Flag Football league, based in Penn Hills.
Most importantly, he recognizes his responsibility to lead his own home, and has been a devoted husband of 15 years (wife Jessica Mitchell) and father to his 3 children (daughter Jordan 12 years old, son Tayon Jr 9 years old, son Jayce 3 years old).