Forbes names first HBCU fellows and Forbes Academy college students

The inaugural class of Forbes Fellows:

Whitney Bronson (Hampton College, Class of ’20, College of Georgia, Class of ’22), is at the moment a graduate pupil on the College of Georgia, learning Sports activities Administration. She has obtained a bachelor’s diploma in journalism from Hampton College and accomplished the Rhoden Fellowship with ESPN’s The Undefeated throughout her senior 12 months. Moreover, Whitney was an inaugural member of the Beats by Dre Black Future Program as a Sports activities Editorial Content material Creator. At present, as an intern for Fox Sports activities, Whitney writes articles for the digital and app staff to be posted on

Joshua Burrell (Morehouse School, Class of ’21), is a graduating senior Cinema, Tv, and Rising Media Research main and Journalism minor from Maryland. Throughout their freshman 12 months, they had been a Junior Fellow/ Intern within the Library of Congress’s Images and Prints division. They had been the 2019 Options Editor and is the present Managing Editor of the Maroon Tiger. Joshua enjoys reporting on information, leisure, artwork, tradition, environmental justice, and finance.

Nathaniel Easington (Howard College, class of ’20) graduated from Howard College, the place he was a sports activities and information reporter for The Hilltop. Throughout his sophomore 12 months, he studied in Accra, Ghana, the place he labored for the second-largest publication within the nation, The Ghanaian Occasions, writing political and sports activities tales. In July 2019, he was chosen as a Rhoden Fellow for the 2019-2020 educational 12 months, writing sports activities and tradition articles for The Undefeated.

Kira Grant (Howard College, class of ’21), a senior at Howard College learning broadcast journalism and sports activities administration, at the moment serves because the sports activities editor of student-run campus newspaper The Hilltop and 101 Journal. In 2019, she served as an Olympic advertising and marketing strategist for the Judo Affiliation of Bosnia and Herzegovina. She lately gained a Salute to Excellence award from the Nationwide Affiliation of Black Journalists for her undergraduate newspaper reporting, and her internships have included: Fox Information, Fox Enterprise, NBC Washington, NBC Sports activities Group and Pitch Publicity. She can also be an Emma Bowen fellow. Kira enjoys reporting on information, sports activities, music, public affairs and finance.

Jair Hilburn (Morehouse School, class of ’20) graduated from Morehouse School with a bachelor’s in worldwide research and a minor in journalism. Throughout his time at Morehouse, he served as editor-in-chief of The Maroon Tiger for 2 consecutive years, in addition to a member of the Morehouse School Glee Membership and a member of Delta Phi Delta Dance Fraternity Integrated, Rho Chapter.

Eric Johnson (Rust School, class of ’21), born in Columbus, Mississippi, and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri, Eric is a senior at Rust School, one of many oldest HBCUs within the U.S. He’s a Forbes Underneath 30 Scholar (2019), The Rust Innovation Lab Organizer (2021) and the present Rust School Pupil Authorities Affiliation President.

The Forbes Academy College students:

Jalen Brown, Morehouse School, class of ’22

Matthew Cooper, Morehouse School, class of ’22

Zachary Greene, Morehouse School, class of ’22

Ashley Tate, Clark School, class of ’22

Forbes names first HBCU fellows and Forbes Academy students