2013-2015 Muhammad Ali Scholars









Luis Arduz is a junior at U of L studying Early Elementary Education.  Outside of the Ali Scholars program, he is an Aviator, an Orientation Leader, and is bilingual in English and Spanish.




Luis Arduz


Irma Bektic is a junior majoring in Secondary Education with a concentration in mathematics. She is involved not only with the Ali Scholar program, but is also a REACH Ambassador, CAPS Leader, Co-President of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars and participated in the Fulbright Scotland Summer Institute at the University of Dundee and the University of Strathclyde.



Irma Bektic




Kayla Davis, a sophomore at the University of Louisville is majoring in Biology and minoring in Spanish. She is involved not only with the Ali Scholars program, but also with the Bonner Leaders program and is also a Porter Scholar.


Kayla Davis


DeJon Day is a junior Psychology major at U of L.  He is the president of the Association of Black Students in addition to being a member of the African American male Initiative and Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc.  In the future he hopes to enter pharmacy school at Purdue University.


DeJon Day



Aaisha Hamid is a pre-law junior at the University of Louisville doing a double major in Psychology and Political Science and completing her minor in Creative Writing.  Aaisha is also the published author of a social justice novel called “Faceless: Two Worlds Collide.”  Aside from the Ali Scholars program she is also involved with the REACH Ambassador mentoring program, JONES Scholars program, the Women for Women Board, and the Muslim Student Association.


Aaisha Hamid



Moriah Haworth is a senior at U of L studying Social Work, with a minor in Spanish and Psychology. Outside of the Ali Scholars program, she is a resident assistant, involved with U of L’s dance marathon and her sorority Alpha Omicron Pi.


Moriah Haworth




Brina Joiner is a junior at the University of Louisville. She is majoring in Communications with a minor in Pan-African Studies. Brina’s dream is to travel the world while helping to change it along the way.


Brina Joiner



Mahogany Mayfield is a second year Elementary Education major here at U of L. She is a Louisville native, and looks forward to being a part of the positive changes taking place here in her Louisville. She is a perspective teacher, and plans to teach in the Louisville Urban community.


Mahongany Mayfield




Amberli Seay is a junior with a double major in Pan-African Studies and Communications. Amber as she is called, she proud to be an Ali Scholar.



Amber Seay