Van Carswell II
"Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready"
Carswell joined this organization to be apart of likeminded individuals who wanted to make an impact outside of UF's community. Not only did PBM provide this to him, but also provided a safe space and a brotherhood that lasts a lifetime.
About Van Carswell II
Hometown: Tampa, Florida
Major: Bachelor of Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2018
After completing his undergrad at UF, Van graduated with his MBA from Nova Southeastern University. He currently works as a pharmaceutical sales representative with Pfizer where he reaches out to healthcare providers to promote dermatology products. Van enjoys interacting with these providers to provide solutions to better assist their patients coming into their offices. This is his first job in which he works with individuals who look just like him even in management positions. He says it’s been a very welcoming experience so far and he's excited to see what the future holds for him within the company. In regards to the long term, Van would like to open his own sports agency. Outside of work, he loves going to brunch, happy hours, sporting events, concerts, traveling, and being around his loved ones.
Van has participated in many positions in Progressive Black Men, Incorporated such as:
Community Service Chair
During his time at the University of Florida, Van also took part in various positions:
College of Health and Human Performance Ambassador
PAACT Peer Mentor
Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.