FAMU Announces it’s 40 Under 40 Honorees


Florida A&M University is proud to announce the nominees that will be honored at the Young Alumni Awards: A 40/40 Celebration, Friday, October 29, in the Alfred L. Lawson, Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium. The gala is part of this year’s Homecoming celebration.

Special Tribute to
Deitra Michelle Benton (Posthumously)
Founder/Owner
Mitra Enterprises, Inc.

Akinlabi Afolayan
Executive Director
Hope Float Initiative

Corey Alston
Vice Chair & Chairman-Elect
FAMU Foundation


Torey Alston
Chief of Staff
Broward County Commissioner


Aaron P. Arnold
CEO
Music is My Business


E. Belicia Ayers, Esq.
Appellate Panelist (Judge)
South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce


Michael Bundy
Residency student at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Medical Center
Graduated first in his class at Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine


Joe Briggs, Esq.
Attorney
NFL Players Association


Leontyne Brown
Managing Partner
Salt 513 Advertising


Dwight Bullard
State Representative
Florida House of Representatives (District 118)


Staci R. Collins Jackson
CEO
The Collins Jackson Agency

Richard Dent
Vice President and CFO
Victoria Secret PINK


Dr. Makeba S. Earst
Dentist
All About Smiles Center


Allesa Jackson English
Assistant Professor
University of Tennessee Health Science Center


Andrew D. Gillum
City Commissioner
City of Tallahassee


Amber D. Hall
Florida Region Sales Operations HR Manager
Frito Lay


Rob Hardy
Director
Rainforest Films, Inc.


Earl Holmes
Inside Linebacker Coach FAMU
Former Line Backer – Professional Football


Taydra Mithell Jackson
Chief Marketing Consultant
Taydra Mitchell Jackson, Inc.


Cornelia Sha-Ron James
Attorney, Assistant Division Director
Department of Financial Services, Division of Rehabilitation and Liquidation


Oscar Joyner
President and COO
Reach Media Inc.


Lonnie Rashied Lynn, Jr. – “Common”
American rapper and actor


Sonia Myles
Director Global Media Purchases
Procter & Gamble Company


Clarence A. Nesbitt
Sports Marketing Counsel
NIKE


Will Packer
Producer
Rainforest Production


Karen Shields Phillips
Director of Surgical Services & Sterile Processing
Emory Healthcare at Emory University Hospital Midtown


Wesley S. PuryearVice President
Head of North American Listed Preferred Stock
JP Morgan


Jonathan Quarles
Director of Government and Corporate Affairs
W Industries


William H. Robinson
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering
Vanderbilt University


Anika Noni Rose
Actress


T.J. Rose
Vice President
Audax Group


Melanie Roussell
Press Secretary
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan


Keisha L. Senter
Director
Clinton Global Initiative/William Jefferson Clinton Foundation


Daniel Sunjata
Actor


Shundrawn A. Thomas
President
Northern Trust Securities, Inc.


Keshia Walker
President
Insights Marketing


Alan Williams
State Representative
Florida House of Representatives (District 8)


Amir Windom
Executive
Atlantic Records


Joe Womack
Founder Digital Guestlist Author


Roy Wood, Jr.
Comedian


Crystal Worthem
Lincoln Communications Manager
Ford Motor Company

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  • Brenda Senter

    Reply Reply October 14, 2010

    What is the cost of the tickets for Friday, October 29, 40/40 Celebration?
    I think this is an outstanding initiative for FAMU.

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