Meet the Staff
Graduate Assistant :
Favorite thing about being Black:
Communications and Graphics Lead: Deborah Ochei
Major: Business-Entertainment and Tourism Managment
Minor: African American Studies
BSU, Sistertalk, Presidents Planning Commitee, AARC Coordinator Search Commitee, ABC Delegate (4 years)
Hobbies: My hobbies include dancing, traveling, and shopping.
Favorite thing about being Black: Being able to be in my own skin and be unapollegtically me.
Community Success Lead: James Leassear
Major: Communications (Journalism) and
APAC, AESA, NSBE, Titan TV
Hobbies: Watching sports, going to Dodgers games, listening to music
Favorite thing about being Black: My favorite thing about being black is being a part of a community/culture that has so much soul and style! Black people are trendsetters!
Social Justice Lead: Deallan Brealland
Pronouns: He/Him/His Year: 4th YearMajor: Health Science
Affiliation: APAC Hobbies: Favorite thing about being Black:
Community Engagement Lead: Amber Lambert
Year: Senior Major: MathematicsMinor: African American Studies Affiliation: BSU, AESA, and NSBE Hobbies: My hobbies include debating about basketball, dancing, shopping and making people smile. Favorite thing about being Black: My favorite part about being Black is my hair and the different styles I learned from the community. The Black community is always ready and willing to help and uplift each other. When you are Black you automatically get to be part of the special community. I absolutely love being Black.
Identity Program Lead: Bethany Whittaker
Major: Communications-Public Relations
Affiliation/s: BSU, AESA
Hobbies: Going to the Beach.
Favorite thing about being Black: Being able to exude black excellence.