Featured Alumni of the Month

Since 1996, the Ron Brown Scholar Program has been committed to improving the lives of intellectually gifted, community and public service-minded African Americans by accelerating their progress into impactful leadership roles and opportunities. This podcast highlights the stories of the scholars, alumni, staff, and friends that make this program special. 

Robert Brutus

Robert studied classics and cultural anthropology at Princeton University.  Right after college, Robert worked on M&A and private equity deals as a corporate paralegal in New York City.  Before continuing with his corporate career, Robert felt a deep desire to give back to his community and was inspired by Teach

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Christopher Middleton

Chris Middleton, RBS 2012 is halfway through his time as a law clerk in the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. The courtroom that I work in has a lengthy and significant connection to the civil rights movement.  Specifically, I’m in the former courtroom and chambers

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Marjada Tucker

Little girls with dreams become women with vision. As early as the age of five, my dream has been to serve among the many physicians tending to the medical needs of two of the most important people in my world – my mom and baby brother. Beyond the hospital walls,

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Dr. Joni C. Stuart Cazeau

Dr. Joni Stuart Cazeau is a double board-certified physician with specialties in Family Medicine and Health Care Quality and Management.  Her medical career has been filled with great variety including military service with deployment to Afghanistan, during which time she served as the department head of the largest combined aid

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Adinawa Adjagbodjou

Adinawa Adjagbodjou was born in Cotonou, Benin and immigrated to the United States with her family, and grew up in Dallas, Texas. She attended Harvard College and graduated with a Bachelors in Economics and Computer Science, and enjoyed taking courses in the African and African American Studies department. During college, she

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Marques J. Redd, PhD

Born in Macon, GA, Marques Redd is a traditional African cosmologist, independent scholar, and multi-media artist.  He engaged in intense study of ancient Egyptian cosmology and its cultural influence while pursuing a BA in African & African American Studies and Social Studies from Harvard University and a PhD in English

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