KEANA JOHNSON VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY – 100 BLACK MEN OF JACKSONVILLE, INC.

KEANA JOHNSON VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY – 100 BLACK MEN OF JACKSONVILLE, INC.

        This year I graduated debt free from Virginia State University with honors.
This opportunity is one that I never imagined in my wildest dreams would be possible. This entire experience was afforded to me through the  Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. and their college fair, which they hosted four years ago in Jacksonville, Fl. Before attending this event, I had never heard of Virginia State University and had no intention of going to school in the state of Virginia or an HBCU. The college fair led me to what I consider to be the best choice I have ever made in my academic career. These four years have presented me with internships all over the country, conferences filled with networking opportunities and professors that push me to strive for the absolute best while mentoring me along the way. There isn’t a single thing I would change about how I got to VSU or why I chose to stay after my first semester. The impact that my •affiliation with the  Black Men of Jacksonville had on my future was something that I couldn’t have conceived before being introduced to the organization.
I would like to thank the Black Men of Jacksonville, Inc. for giving me the opportunity to broaden my horizons and providing

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