Cornelius Hooper Jr.
"To be African American is to be African without any memory and American without any privilege" - James Baldwin
Cornelius wanted to join Progressive Black Men, Incorporated to put a smile on everyone’s face and to make those who are in need of help, happy and content in any situation.
About Cornelius Hooper Jr.
Hometown: Miami, Florida
Minor: Urban and Regional Planning
Graduation Year: 2023
One of Cornelius' favorite hobbies is to act. He loves reading plays and performing in theater plays. In the past,
he was in the play Macbeth by William Shakespeare and he hopes to move on to acting in movies and television.
Since his induction, Cornelius has participated as a general member in Progressive Black Men, Incorporated, , making great strides towards his community.
During his time at the University of Florida, Cornelius also took part in various roles in when performing in acts and spoken words.