2021 Cohort

The JCSU National Alumni Association in conjunction with the Office of Alumni Relations is proud to present the inaugural Forty Under 40 Class of 2021. Thank you for your continued support of the University and your commitment to serving as change agents in your communities. 

Levi Williams, Jr. ’14
Senior Sales and Marketing Coordinator, Van Wagner Sports and Entertainment
Charlotte, N.C.  

Frederick V. Engram, Jr., Ed.D, ’05
Assistant Professor of Instruction, University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, TX 

Simon Obas, Ed.D, ’09
High School Principal, Achievement First
Harlem, NY 

Robert Johnson, MBA, CISA, ’11
Internal Auditor / Chief Audit Executive, Director of Internal Audit, SPX FLOW
Lake Norman, NC 

Aisha Ariel Davis ’13
Senior Customer Success Account Manager, Microsoft
New York, NY 

Oscar Frazier, MBA, ’04
Entrepreneur, nDemand Consulting Services Inc.
Atlanta, Ga.  

Bernard Smith Jr., ’17
Engineer, Microsoft
Dallas, TX

David E. Neal, Jr. MBA, ’07
Realtor| Broker, Keller Williams Preferred Realty
Raleigh, N.C. 

Walter J. Tucker, MBA, ’07
Music Business Partnerships Lead, Hip-Hop + R&B, Apple Music
Los Angeles, Calif.  

Margeaux Kittles Ed.S., ’06
Professional Coach/ Gold Ivy Group
Fulton County, School System
Atlanta, Ga.  

Erica N. Hilton, Ph.D., ’11
Manager, Agile Program Management, Publicis Sapient
Washington, D.C.  

Chris Waller ’16, ’18
School Social Worker, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools
Charlotte, N.C.  

Kerri Legette McCullough, Ed.D, ’04
Clinical Mental Health/Clinical Supervisor, Family Service Foundation, Inc
Laurel, MD 

Nick Kittles, MBA, ’05
Operations Manager, Gold Ivy Group, LLC
Atlanta, Ga.  

Shannon K. Watson, MA, ’04
Regional Corporate Personal Care Administrator, Prestige Health Care Group
Pittsburgh, PA 

Kiya Dowdy Frazier, MBA, ’04
Chief Executive Officer, nDemand Consulting Services Inc.
Atlanta, Ga.  

Jessica N. Williams ’04
On-Air Personality, Host of Afternoon Vibes and Co-Host of The Morning Maddhouse
Power 98
Charlotte, N.C. 

Zena E. M. Conway, MA,  ’08
Entrepreneur / Business Owner, Y/NG GR8TNESS®
Charlotte, N.C.  

Brittney N. Martin, MPS, ’08
Banking/Finance Compliance Paralegal, Ally Bank
Charlotte, N.C.  

Ava Callender Concepcion, Esq, ’10
Commissioner, Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission
Boston, MA 

Carman Wilkins, Ph.D., ’03
Community Consultant/Owner, Building My Table, LLC
Washington, DC

Ebonee R. Mayo-Mitchell, Ph.D., ’06
Educational Consultant / Lead Educational Consultant and Founder, College Prep 365
Washington, DC 

Rev.  Antonio M. K. Lawrence, M. Div, ’10
Senior Pastor of Faith Presbyterian Church, Faith Presbyterian Church and / Behavioral Specialist,  Wayne County Public Schools
Goldsboro, NC 

Jamie Miller ’07
Entrepreneur , The 518 Group/ Owner and
Project First/ Founder + Executive Director
ageland, SC

Cemeka Andrea Lewis ’05
Office Manager, The Glue, National Marketing Representative, South Coast Music Group, LLC
Charlotte, NC 

Maya J Hicks, MSIMC, ’11
Manager, Talent Partnerships + Influence Marketing, Target
Chicago, Ill 

Marcus J. Gaddy, MSW, LCSWA, ’20
Child and Family Psychotherapist, Playground Therapy CLT
Charlotte, N.C.  

Justin Gilbert, MBA, MHR, ’03
Senior Director of Operations, Papa John’s international
London, United Kingdom 

Ashley Ross ’09
Principal/Founder, Muse Noire Interiors, LLC
Charlotte, NC 

Ahnazha Muhammad ’21
Entrepreneur, 10/21 The Brand
Orangeburg, S.C. 

Zubida Bakheit, M.Ed ’11
Algebra/Life Science Teacher, AIMS K-12 Public Charter Prep District
Oakland, CA 

Charles Girard Miller ’12
Store Manager, Sherwin Williams
Charlotte, N.C.  

Brian Fulton, MBA, PMP, CSM ’04
Sr. Project Manager/ Release Train Engineer, Wells Fargo
Charlotte, N.C. 

Tijuana Robinson ’09
Director, Grier Heights Community Center
Charlotte, N.C. 

Edward Black, MA, ’17
Production Assistant, Charlotte Hornets and Host of “Running with Foreign Podcast”
Charlotte, N.C. 

Romira Young, M.S, ’17
Founder, Melanin Globe
Houston, TX 

Tyrell Hughes ’05
Program Analyst, Social Security Administration and founder of The BACK Community, LLC
Temple Hills, MD 

Christina Hyppolite ’11
Associate Director, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Boehringer Ingelheim
Atlanta, Ga. 

Alexis Bibbs ’05
College Advisor, Communities in Schools - Charlotte Mecklenburg School System
Charlotte, N.C.  

Jontel Monique Worrell ’07
Entrepreneur and Higher Education strategist, HBCU ALIVE and The Mothership Project
Charlotte, N.C.