Frederick/Freddy Trout is the founder and CEO of People Against Substance Abuse. Freddy was also a drug addict for 12 years and was also a gang leader for 10 years, he was in prison 6 times and made a total turnaround in 2000 when he got born again. He relocated to George in 2004 and PASA was birthed in 2006. Freddy is also one of the Life Coaches of the organisation and presents the organisation’s Life Skills program in the school. He also qualified as an HIV Specialist and are qualified to render HIV related services. He is responsible for the overall running of the organisation and although he does not serve on the board of the organisation, he does report to the board about the activities of the organisation on a quarterly basis.