Life After DAAAS

African & African American Studies majors pursue a variety of professional pathways. Here are some of our lovely alumni.

Featured Alumni

Sequoiah Hippolyte, Class of 2022

Creative Development Assistant at Sunhaus

Los Angeles, CA

Kory Gains, Class of 2021

Doctoral Student in Political Science, John Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

Di'Vennci Lucas

Di'Vennci Lucas, Class of 2017

Law Enforcement Response Team Analyst at Facebook

Austin, TX

Gabrielle Johnson

Gabriella Johnson, Class of 2017

Policy Analyst at Acumen LLC

Washington, D.C.

Jessie Schrantz

Jessie Schrantz, Class of 2017

Organizational Advancement Program Assistant at Be Strong Families

Chicago, IL

Kristen Powers

Kristen Powers, Class of 2016

Advocacy Coordinator, Southern Coalition for Social Justice

Saxapahaw, NC

Hope Burke

Hope Burke, Class of 2014

Community Manager at Thread

Baltimore, Maryland

Farris Blount

Farris Blount, Class of 2014

PhD Student at Boston University School of Theology studying Practical Theology

Boston, MA

Garry Mitchell

Garry Mitchell, Class of 2013

PhD Candidate in Education at Harvard Graduate School of Education

Boston, MA

Shamika Goddard

Shamika Goddard, Class of 2011

Master of Divinity concentrating in Technology and Ethics from Union Theological Seminary

Brooklyn, New York

Other professional pathways pursed by our graduates

Community Development Specialist
Rockwood Leadership Institute
Legislative Aide
Office of Assemblyman David Gantt
Writer, Actress, Director, and Producer
Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies
University of Texas, Austin
Global Music Strategist
Clinical Associate and Instructor of Medicine
Boston University School of Medicine
Account Director
Carol H. Williams Advertising
Managing Attorney, Economic Advancement Program
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto
Deputy Director of Workforce Development
City of Detroit
Sales Development Manager
Deputy Director of Executive Programs
California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Affordable Housing Developer
Chicago Housing Authority
Actor, Writer, Director, and Producer
HBO, UTA, 3 Arts Entertainment
Senior Associate Attorney
Parkland Hospital
Data Scientist
Office of the New York State Attorney General
Field Distribution and Marketing Director
New Business and Brand Strategy
Intel Corporation
Associate, Marketing and Events
Atlantic Media Strategies
Director, Policy Development
Prudential Financial
Communications Manager
New York Foundation
Research Specialist
USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center Media Impact Project
Assistant Professor of Education
University of California, Riverside
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLC
Mental Health Counselor
Seneca Family of Agencies
English Teacher
St. Ignatius College Preparatory
Outreach Coordinator
Upper Columbia Conference of Seventh Day Adventists