40 under 40 Scholarship Fundraising Drive

I am honored and humbled to announce that I have been selected as a 2020 inductee into Hampton University's Forty under 40 Alumni Society! This distinguished society recognizes Hampton alumni for their professional and personal successes, as well, as their commitment to community service and upholding Hampton University's Standard of Excellence.

Each year, honorees are asked to make a class contribution to Hampton University in an effort to continue preparing the next generation of leaders; teachers who educate our children, medical workers who labor tirelessly to save lives, and civic leaders who inspire us all to identify solutions. HBCUs produce 80% of this country’s Black judges, 40% of its Black members of Congress, and 50% of its Black educators.  The current global health crisis is wreaking financial havoc on all collegiate systems, with an increased impact to HBCUs. 

The  2020 class has set a goal to raise $100,000 and I have set a personal goal to raise $5000 by the end of October. Anything you can contribute to my goal is a blessing and is met with pure gratitude. Times may be hard, but benevolence is still good for the soul.

Family and Friends, I need your help to accomplish this mission!  If you find it in your heart to give, please partner with me in raising funds to support efforts towards strengthening the visibility of alumni like myself, giving scholarships to deserving students, providing seminars and career building workshops, and gifting the athletic, visual/performing art, and music programs with proper equipment and resources. 

Please feel free to tag and post this to your social media and share with your networks! All size donations matter, no amount is too small! Thank you in advance - your support is greatly appreciated!


  • Wanda Trent-Phillips 
    • $25 
    • 1 d
  • Karen Trent 
    • $25 
    • 2 d
  • Michelle Haj-Broussard 
    • $25 
    • 8 d
  • Bernice Weiss 
    • $100 
    • 8 d
  • Wayne Young 
    • $50 
    • 9 d
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Kanasha Trent 
San Antonio, TX
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