​Academic Excellence

American Association of Blacks in Energy Scholarship (2010-11)

Aand Biological Engineer Florida Section Student Award (2008)

American Society for Gravitational and Space Biology, Research Presentation (2011)

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Morocco (2011)

Beta Eta Sigma Black Honor Society

Criminology Law & Honor Society

Congressional Research Panelist (2011)

Dean's List Recipients (2003-Present)

Department of Political Science Multi-Cultural Student of the Year Award (2009)

ESQUIRE: The Society of Minority Pre-Law Students

Florida Board of Education Scholar (2007)

Florida Space Grant Recipient (2010-12)

Florida State Law Summer for Undergraduates Program, Participant (2010)

Golden Key International Honour Society

LSAMP Bridge to the Doctorate Fellowship (2008)

Harvard Public Policy and Leadership Conference, Cohort Member (2011)

NAACP Northeast Scholarship (2010)

NASA Reduced Gravity Program (2010)

National Science Foundation Graduate Student Research Fellow (2010)

National Scholars Honor Society

Presidential Scholarship (2010)

Princeton Public Policy & International Affairs Fellow (2012)

Ronald E. McNair Scholar 

University of Florida College of Engineering Diversity Award (2008)

​Campus Leadership


ACCENT Director of Special Events (2005)
ACCENT Speakers' Bureau Director of Outreach (2006)
African Student Union-Vice President (2003-05)
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineer Treasurer (2010)
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineer External Vice President (2009)
Benton Engineering Council President (2008)
Black History Month, Executive Director (2006)
Black History Month, Fiscal Manager (2007, 08, 09, 12)
BlDevelopment Initiative (B.M.D.I.), Founder (2007)
Black Political Science Association, President
Black Political Science Association, Vice-President (2012)
Black Student Assembly, Director of Philanthropy (2012)
Black Student Union “Blackout Weekend/State of the Black Student Union Conference” Director (2007)
Black Student Union, Homecoming Director (2003)
Black Student Union, Mentorship Cabinet (2011)
Black Student Union, President (2006-07)
Caribsa, Sports Director (2012)
Career Resource Center Ambassador (2006-10)
Florida Blue Key Members (2006, 07, 08, 11)
Florida Cicerones (2003, 04, 05, 06, 12)
Gator Chapter of NAACP president (2004-05)
Gator Launch
University of Florida Hall of Fame (2006, 2007)
Microbiology Student Association, President & Founder (2006)
National Society of Black Engineers Treasurer (2007)
OAS Peer Mentor (2012-13)
Office of Community Service Coordinator (2004-05)
PAACT, Director (2006)
Reitz Union Board Comedian Director (2005-06)
SAVANT UF Leadership (2004)
"Stepping into Community" Award: Honorary Society (2012)
Student Enrichment Service Program Peer Counselors
Student Government Assistant Cabinet Director: SG Outreach
Student Government Senator  (2003,04,05,06,09)
Student Government Senate President Pro-Tempore (2003-04)
University of Florida Freshmen Orientation/Preview Staff
Volunteers for International Student Affairs (VISA) Month Treasurer (2007)

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​Communal Support


Alachua Regional Detention Center
Al’z Place/Elder Care
Black Student Union Kid’s Day
Black Student Union’s annual “Be Scared U” Children’s Haunted House
Black History Month's "Lunch at the IBC" Series
Black History Month "In the Blackground" forum sponsor
College 101
Eastside High School
Gainesville Kid’s Day
Habitat for Humanity
Hustle For Humanity 4K run
Lincoln Middle School
Make A Difference Day
Phoenix Center
Progressive Black Men, Inc. Canned Food Drive
Ronald McDonald House
Shands Children’s Hospital
Sugar Hill Boys & Girls Club Tutors/Mentors.
Upward Bound

​Chapter Awards


1st Place: Black History Month “No Name Game Show” (2004)
1st Place: Beta Eta Sigma “Brain Bowl” (2004)
1st Place: National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) “African-American Quiz Bowl”  (2004)
National Chapter of the Year (2005, 2009, 2019)
National Brotherhood Award (2009)
National Community Service/Service Week Award (2009)
Brother of the Year (2011)

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