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HBCU Scholars Alumni

Making a difference and impacting the future of their communities

Where are they now?

 

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2016 Scholars

Caitlyn Beasley

Graduated Tougaloo College

Ra’Chaud Brown

Graduated Tougaloo College
Masters of Public Health with emphasis on Epidemiology program at Jackson State University
Accepted into the Daniel Hale Williams Scholar Program through the Jackson Heart Study

Alexis Martin

Graduated Tougaloo College

Kiana Moore

Graduated Jackson State University

Kendrique Morgan

Graduated Tougaloo College
Doctorate of Physical Therapy program at the University of Mississippi Medical School

Evan Peters

Graduated Jackson State University

Marwa Sharif

Graduated Tennessee State University
Lab Manager MedaSource

Darian Williams

Graduated Tennessee State University

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2019 Scholars

Ruth Anyaeche

Graduated Fisk University
Second-year graduate student in Doctorate in Chemistry program, Purdue University

Normanda Brown

Senior chemistry major, Tougaloo College
Applying to Doctor of Occupational Therapy programs fall of 2021

Dynasia Clemons

Graduated Miles College
Pharmaceutical marketing certification
Beginning Masters in Biotechnology program in January 2021

Alhaji Foray

Graduated Fisk University
First-year medical student, Morehouse School of Medicine

Justin Forest

Graduated Jackson State University
Revenue Management Specialist, Optum 360, Irving, Texas

Carmilya Jackson

Graduated Jackson State University
Mississippi College Masters of Medical Science
Applying to medical school admission fall of 2021

Mercedes Jackson

Graduated Miles College
Peace Corps volunteer evacuated back to the U.S. in mid-March due to COVID-19

Dontrez Johnson, Jr.

Graduated Tennessee State University
Project Horseshoe Farms Community Health fellowship program, Greensboro, Alabama
Applying to medical school fall of 2021 admission

Katrina Jones

Senior biology and computer science major, Miles College

Jewel Newton

Graduated Jackson State University
Doctor of Occupational Therapy program, St. Augustine University

Lyndon Rolle

Graduated Fisk University
Was offered a position at Vanderbilt University but had to return home to the Bahamas due to COVID-19
Preparing to take the MCAT exam in January 2021

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2017 Scholars

Grady Clopton

Graduates Tennessee State University December 2020
Begins Masters in Chemistry at TSU in January 2021

Keith Cobb

Graduated Tougaloo College
Mississippi State University Masters in Chemistry program

Jazmin Ewers

Graduated Fisk University
Research Assistant
Boston Children’s Hospital Oncology and Hematology Department

Kiana Pauline Moore

Graduated Jackson State University
Owner, Total Body Submersion, a swim school for children with disabilities

Evan Peters

Graduated Jackson State University
Corporate sales FOX 16 Little, Rock, Arkansas

Chris Shelton

Graduated Fisk University
Masters in Health Administration, University of Southern Indiana

Victoria Taylor

Graduated Tougaloo College
Mississippi College’s Masters in Biological Science program

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2020 Scholars

Yasin Al-Hadid

Junior Biology major, Morehouse College

Brianna Allen

Third-year Pharmacy student, Xavier University

Alexis Brown

Senior Biology major, Fisk University

Natalie Butler

Senior Biology major, Fisk University

Rachel Coleman

Senior Biology major, Tougaloo College

Deliliah Davis

Graduated Dillard University
Mississippi College Masters in Biomedical Science

Shaeloren Deering

Senior Biology major, Spelman College

Sam’Mesha Edwards

Graduated Shelton State Community College
University of South Alabama BSN program

Chyna Fitzgerald

Junior Biology major, Miles College

Ar-Ryon Garrison

Graduated Clark Atlanta University
Applying to Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs

Ajah Gross

Transferred from Lawson State Community College to the University of Alabama at Birmingham
Applying to their Nursing program

Natori Harper

Graduated Stillman College
Applying to Masters’ programs in Biomedical Science

Vivian Iloabuchi

Senior Biology major, Fisk University

Morgan Jackson

Third-year Pharmacy student, Xavier University

Briana Johnson

Junior Mathematics and Pre-med major, Stillman College

Janee Knox

Senior Nursing major at Dillard University

Summer Mallard

Graduated Jackson State University
Logistics Management Specialist for the Department of the Army at Fort Lee, Virginia

Jordan Malone

Senior Biology major, Morehouse College

Toy McLaurin

Senior Communicative Disorder (Speech Pathology) major, Jackson State University

Anne Omweno

Second-year Nursing major at Shelton State Community College

Kristen Smith

Senior Biology major, Tougaloo College

Bianca Walker

Junior Cellular and Molecular Biology major, Tennessee State University

Malcolm Williams-Green

Senior Biology major, Morehouse College

Rhythm Williams

Graduated Lawson State Community College
Applying to the undergraduate Biomedical Science program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Asja Woodard

Junior Health Science major, Spelman College

Waynenecka Wynn

Graduate of Miles College
Applying to the Masters Biomedical Science Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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2018 Scholars

Renner Antwi

Graduated Tennessee State University
Applying for medical school admission for the fall of 2021

Jelicia Daily

Graduated Miles College
Accepted to Samford University School Pharmacy fall of 2021

Viola Donahue

Graduated Fisk University
Completed Masters in Health Administration, University Southern Indiana
Applying to medical school

Jahmel Fowler

Graduated Fisk University
Completed Masters in Health Administration, University of Southern Indiana
Starting PhD program in spring of 2021

Keila Lawrence

Graduated Miles College
Masters in Intercultural and International Communication, American University Washington, DC

Mia McWilliams

Graduated Jackson State University
Masters in Speech Language Pathology, Jackson State University

Kelsey Mathews

Graduated Tougaloo College
Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Program
Accepted to medical school, University of Mississippi Medical Center, fall of 2021

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Current HBCU Scholars

The Class of 2020-2021 is paving their road to success

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The “Heart” of the Program

Shaping the next generation of minority professionals