How long have you lived in Cincinnati?
Why did you move here?
As a native of Washington D.C., I moved to Cincinnati to pursue a degree from Xavier University
What's your day job?
I am currently the director of enrollment and student development at DePaul Cristo Rey High School
What work or projects do you tackle after the workday ends?
In my free time, I serve as the president of the Black Alumni Association for Xavier University and serve as a member of Xavier University's National Alumni Association.
Where are your favorite places to hang out in the city?
My favorite place to hang out in the city is Newport on the Levee. This one place offers a variety of options for me and my family; a movie theater, a bowling alley, comic club and great places to eat
What's the biggest challenge you've faced here?
The biggest challenge I have faced in Cincinnati is finding a diverse neighborhood that would serve the needs of my family
What's the biggest opportunity?
The biggest opportunity I have had in Cincinnati is to be a part of the opening of DePaul Cristo Rey High School, the newest Catholic School in Cincinnati. Through my position at DePaul Cristo Rey High School, I have the great pleasure of working with a dynamic staff that is committed to changing urban education one student at a time.
What could be done to improve opportunities for young African Americans in Cincinnati?
Cincinnati lacks the opportunity for young African Americans to network with each other. If this was available, it would allow us to come together and talk about the issues that are affecting our communities.