Hope Hampton is a native of Indianapolis, IN and attended schools here. Mrs. Hampton graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Mrs. Hampton has always had a passion for work involving women and children. For many years in Indianapolis Ms. Hampton worked as an advocate for both women and children.
While living in Brooklyn, New York with her husband and children, Mrs. Hampton continued to be involved in her community. She founded a book club for women, was a trustee for the Brooklyn Children’s Museum and helped her husband to found a charter school.
Since returning to Indianapolis, Mrs. Hampton has gotten back to work investing into the community she loves. She is the founder of a book club for African-American boys, a trustee for Christel House Academy, Safe Families for Children and Global Interfaith Partnership. Mrs. Hampton is currently serving as the co-chair of the strategic planning process for The Indianapolis Public Library. Hope Hampton is an active member of Jack and Jill of America, Indianapolis Chapter. Mrs. Hampton is also member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Professionally, Mrs. Hampton is the Director of Community Relations at Christian Theological Seminary where she works on projects that help the seminary to create stronger connections to the community.
At her church Light of the World, Mrs. Hampton serves as the Under Shepherd for the Women of the Light women’s ministry. Mrs. Hampton cares deeply for the people of God and is honored to serve her church under the leadership of Rev. Dr. David A. Hampton. Mrs. Hampton LOVES being a daughter of the Most High King.
When she has spare time, Mrs. Hampton is an avid reader who also loves decorating and travel. Mrs. Hampton enjoys using her gift of hospitality whenever she can by entertaining at home. Mrs. Hampton views motherhood as a gift and she is a proud mother of two, Taylor and Gabriel, who is the great joy of her life. As a child of God, wife, mother and First Lady & professional Mrs. Hampton strives to operate in love. “Beloved let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.” 1 John 4:7