Kevin Boozé is a graduate from Sacramento State with a Major in Construction Management and Minor in Business administration and currently is working in the Sacramento Area on the Sac State Dorm Project as a Project Engineer. Kevin’s goal in life is to work his way up in the construction industry while simultaneously investing into the real estate market. He is also member of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
Alexis was a Gymnast on the UC Davis Gymnastics team graduating with a B.S. in Animal Science. She was awarded Gymnast of the year by the MPSF and Female Athlete of the Year as well as breaking multiple school records. Alexis kneeled for the National Anthem in protest of police brutality at her college gymnastics competitions for two years. She is currently a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine student in London as she works with local schools in England to increase diversity in the Veterinary profession.
Dr. Kiana Choroski is currently a practicing Doctor of Chiropractic in San Jose, CA. She is the first of her family to attend college and the first Doctor in her family. She attended UC Davis for undergrad and graduated in 2015 with a B.S. degree in Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior. Following undergrad, she continued her education at Palmer College of Chiropractic West in San Jose, CA and graduated in March 2020 with her Doctorate degree. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, watching sports, playing volleyball, and snowboarding.
Born and Raised in Sacramento,CA
-Graduated from Morehouse College in 2012 with a BS in biology
- Graduated from UC Davis Post baccalaureate program in 2014
-Graduated from UC Davis school of medicine in 2020
-Omega psi phi fraternity Incorporated, Psi Chapter Morehouse College, spring 2011
-currently working as a resident at dignity Health Methodist hospital in Sacramento California
“My name is Destiny Davis. I’m an sophomore in college studying Cyber Security & Criminology at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. I am a member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. and I look forward to connecting with you all. Outside of academics & sorority life, I enjoy biking with friends and family.”
I am a second year medical student at UC Davis School of Medicine, looking to pursue surgery after I graduate. I graduated from UC Davis undergrad in 2014 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Anthropology. I am passionate about making positive differences in peoples’ and patients’ lives, and want to give back what I can to the next generation of doctors underrepresented in medicine.
TJ King from Oakland, California. I attended UC Davis were I majored in Sociology, and minored in African and African American Studies. I also played Wide Receiver on the football team while there. Since undergrad, I have worked primarily in education: 2 years with Beyond 12, an Ed-Tech Non-Profit focused on college transition and persistence and 2 years at Bishop O’Dowd high school with counseling and academic advising. Currently I’m in my second year of my graduate program at the University of San Francisco pursuing a Masters in Sport Management and have co-founded an Athlete service group that focuses on creating authentic and marketable content for athletes.
Timothy is currently serving as the Assistant Director for Black Student Success at Northeastern Illinois University where he helps build infrastructural support for Black identified students, faculty and staff. He is a former Teacher at Antioch High School in Antioch, CA. He received his Master’s in Higher Education from Loyola University Chicago in 2016 and continues to dig deeper into his research around exoticism, disposability, and the healing of Black bodies. Timothy recently released his first poetry and affirmation book entitled, “And Still I Rise to Fantasize” which attempts to channel Black resilience in the face of consistent trauma while having the unwavering courage to strive toward being holistically well.Timothy has devoted himself to making sure that people from low-income communities are prepared for and comfortable with the possibility of advocating for themselves to ensure that a true sense of community is accomplished.
Ms. Liku Madoshi was born in raised in the Bay Area and is a first-generation Tanzanian. She graduated from Sacramento State with a degree in Organizational Communications and minor in Philosophy. Liku subsequently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Thomas Jefferson School of Law.
Liku currently practices employment litigation and has an interest in researching issues pertaining to the impacts of institutionalized injustice against Black people. Her most recent publication, Mind on Lock: The Impact of Incarceration on Black Mental Health, was published with the Harvard Journal of African American Policy. Prior to that Liku published, “Policing the Police: Racial Implicit Bias & the Necessity of Limiting Police Discretion to Use Militarized Gear Against Protestors,” in the Southern University Law Review.
Wanting to strengthen the community of Black women around her, Liku founded Tryb in August 2019. Tryb’s purpose is to bring together Black women across different spectrums to help serve as a resource to one another. Tryb hosts monthly events exclusive to Black women where the focus is wealth, health, and creating opportunities for bountiful networking.
My name is Artice Nelson and I was born in Sacramento, California. I attended the University of California, Davis (2011 -2016) and majored in managerial economics. Currently, I am working for amazon but will soon be transitioning to SpaceX. During my free time I really enjoy learning new things and hanging with Family and Friends. Advice to the youth: Always continue to obtain more knowledge; it is the key to growth and change
Evie is a first-generation college graduate with a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Davis. Her mother immigrated from Mexico and started a family in San Diego, CA where Evie was born. 30 years after her mother immigrated to this country, Evie is a successful engineer working in the commercial space exploration industry.
Evie found the importance of prioritizing mental health and financial literacy, especially in BIPOC communities. She founded La Mala Mujer (the bad woman), a blog to help de-stigmatize mental health in the Latinx community by sharing common mental health practices and talk about the power of therapy. She also offers career and financial coaching services. Her goal is to help develop and advocate for other individuals who are also “first in their families” to navigate areas like college, career development, creating generational wealth, starting a white-collar job and prioritizing mental health.
Evie is also an active competitor in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. She focuses heavily on mental training which directly correlates with mental health. “If you can control your thoughts, anything is possible”. She hopes to continue her journey in Jiu Jitsu and see where it takes her.