2021-2023 Cohort

We are excited to work with this cohort of Muhammad Ali Scholars! They will travel internationally in May 2022 and will work closely to create a social change project in 2023! Be on the lookout for opportunities to support and collaborate!

Ashley Aguilera-Rico

Finance & Business Economics Majors

Area of Interest: Education

"[Education] is the foundation for a lot of opportunities and if we don't fix the injustice there first, then it creates a lot more walls in our paths to overcome and to excel"

Kaylee Boyd

Biology Major

Area of Interest: Equity in medical practice & medicinal access

Taylor Griffith

Criminal Justice Major

Area of Interest: Racial Justice within our justice system

"Our justice system is so deep-rooted in hatred as evidenced by verdicts that are dictated by skin color over logic and reason."

Maegan Heller

Political Science & Anthropology Majors

Area of Interest: Equal Rights & Mental Health

Kyelia Maxwell

Fine Arts Major

Area of Interest: Healthcare

"I want more representation of black people in fields of mistrust such as the medical field and healthcare."

Shraddha Patel

Biology & Political Science Majors

Area of Interest: Education Equity

"I want to work toward an education system that truly provides equal opportunity for upward mobility and ensures that no one is restricted in their academic endeavors by their address."

Edison Pleasants

Graphic Design, Pan-African Studies & Communication Majors

Area of Interest: Education within Jefferson County Public Schools

Lorenzo Rowan

Individualized Major

Area of Interest: Art & Activism 

"Social justice is intrinsically linked to the well-being of all people regardless of race, class, gender, sexual orientation, or political ideology. I see art inspired and developed by social justice movements as a visual reminder that a better world is possible and that I can help create it."

Aubri Stevenson

Public Health Major

Area of Interest: Advancement of Black People

"I am very much and most involved in the fight for the advancement of Black people in America."

Pamambuna Touray

Computer Information Systems Major

Area of Interest: Economic and Racial Justice

"We need to stray away from the idea that a good education is only something you can afford."