Mr. Burrell is a member of the Human Relations Advisory Board for the State of New Jersey, on the Executive Committee for the March of Dimes Middlesex County Chapter, a member of the NAACP New Brunswick Branch Executive Board, and Chairman of the Highland Park Human Relations Commission. For his many social and community engagements, Mr. Burrell was recognized with the Highland Park Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award, Spread the Word 2nd Annual Humanitarian Award, Johnson and Johnson Martin Luther King Community Service Award and other great awards of recognition.  He has also authored and published his first book, A Breakdown of Impact.

Mr. Burrell’s activities are not limited to mentoring.  He has organized marches and rallies for social justice and judicial equity, advocates for all communities, petitions corporations for fairness and diversity in hiring practices, and as a budding politico, Ashton works with politicians to influence infrastructure and community revitalization decisions.  Mr. Burrell’s consulting business focuses on human resources management and digital and financial illiteracy.


Ashton Burrell is the founder of Transforming New World Consulting, which is the umbrella organization for his LIVE Mentorship Program (LMP), which he founded in 2011 while a sophomore at Lincoln University.  LMP was created to provide mentoring to all youth between the ages of 9 to 19 from different paths and cultures of life within his surrounding communities.  Principally, LMP helps youths with their schoolwork so that they can complete high school, provides drug and alcohol counseling, prepares youths for the workforce by teaching them how to dress and deport themselves for success, advising on career goals and exposing them to organizations for networking opportunities, and providing a place for social and recreational activities. Mr. Burrell develops a strong bond with the youth that is life-altering.