HBCU Highlights

HBCU Highlights

By Andrea & Ashley
Welcome to HBCU Highlights! Hosted by Class of 1998 Spelman Alumnae Andrea Hence Evans & Ashley Deadwyler-Jones. We are excited to showcase HBCU Excellence - HBCU Graduates who are making a difference in their community and professions. Enjoy!
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Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Entrepreneur Chris Evans
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Entrepreneur Chris Evans This series spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in entrepreneur and community leader, Chris Evans’ shoes! Chris watched the Cosby Show and A Different World and set his goal in 7th grade to attend Morehouse College! He tells us more about his amazing experience at Morehouse College and the opportunity to study abroad in a prestigious program. He’s the owner of T-Shirt King in Kansas City and currently serves as the President of his local Morehouse Alumni Association. Chris owns the I am a King Foundation. The Foundation combines sports and academics to motivate and inspire children to achieve excellence. For more information about Chris, please visit: www.kingpromo.com For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com  To make a donation to Morehouse College, please visit: https://morehouse.edu/.
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August 3, 2020
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Chef Stacey Dougan
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Chef Stacey Dougan This series spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in Chef Stacey Dougan’s shoes! After taking a college tour of Spelman College, Stacey made her choice to change the world and apply to Spelman, the ONLY college she applied to! She talks to us more about sisterhood and how what she learned at Spelman has helped to shape her into being a celebrity chef and owner of Simply Pure Restaurant in Las Vegas! She’s cooked food for Usher, Pres. Bill Clinton and US! 🙂 For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com For more information about Stacey, please visit: http://www.simplypurelv.com/ To make a donation to Spelman College, please visit: www.spelman.edu
27:34
July 20, 2020
Andrea Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Judge Latisha Dear-Jackson
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Judge Latisha Dear-Jackson This series spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in Judge Latisha Dear-Jackson’s shoes! She will tell her story of why she chose Spelman College and she will tell her story of her experience at Spelman that helped to shape her successful career as a Judge at Superior Court, Dekalb County. This interview is inspiring and motivating! For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com For more information about Latisha, please visit: https://www.dekalbsuperiorcourt.com/j… To make a donation to Spelman College, please visit: www.spelman.edu.
20:00
July 6, 2020
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Karan Kendrick
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Karan Kendrick This series spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in Actress, Karan Kendrick’s shoes! She will tell her story of why she only applied to Spelman College and she will tell her story of her experience at Spelman that helped to shape her successful career as an actress. Karan is an amazing actress and singer and she’s going to sing for us today! Karan is known for The Hunger Games (2012), Hidden Figures (2016) and The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012). Most recently, she has been celebrated for her powerfully nuanced portrayal of “Minnie McMillian” in the newly released Just Mercy alongside Jamie Foxx. For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com For more information about Karan, please visit: http://www.karankendrick.com/ To make a donation to Spelman College, please visit: www.spelman.edu
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June 22, 2020
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Artist Calida Rawles
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Artist Calida Rawles This series spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in Artist Calida Garcia Rawles’ shoes! After taking a college tour of Spelman College, Calida made her choice to change the world and apply to Spelman! Calida Rawles received her B.A. in Art at Spelman College and her M.A. in Painting at New York University. She paints African-American women and men submerged in glistening water; each body swarmed by a flurry of bubbles, ripples, and refracted light. Her artwork can be found in the homes of celebrities and notable figures. Most recently, she painted the cover of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ book,The Water Dancer. For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com For more information about Calida, please visit: https://www.calidagarciarawles.com/ To make a donation to Spelman College, please visit: www.spelman.edu
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June 8, 2020
Andrea H. Evans, Esq. and Ashley Deadwyler-Jones presents HBCU Excellence: Sarah Curtis Henry
This series spotlights HBCU graduates who tell their inspiring stories. Let’s take a walk in Sarah Curtis Henry’s shoes! She will tell her story of why she chose Spelman College and she will tell her story of how she left Wall Street to pursue a career in beauty to become the Chief Marketing Officer at TATCHA. This interview is inspiring and motivating! Sarah was recently featured in Essence magazine! For more information about Andrea, please visit: www.evansiplaw.com For more information about Ashley, please visit: www.ashleyinsureme.com For more information about Sarah, please visit: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarah-cur… For more information about TATCHA, please visit: www.tatcha.com To make a donation to Spelman College, please visit: www.spelman.edu
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May 25, 2020