Chaplin/President | Emerging 100
Brandon Jackson, native of St. Louis, MO, is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University where he majored in Civil Engineering and was a sprinter on their track team. Brandon currently is a project engineer for Simms Building Group. Outside of his career he has his hands on a plethora of things in the city. Being a proud member of the 100 Black Men he is also a proud member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., Basketball and Track Coach at Lutheran North Middle & High School, Worship leader and Livestream Director at First Baptist Church of Elmwood Park, General Manager and Strength Coach for Professional Basketball Team the St. Louis Griffins. While being a part of all these things Brandon still runs his own businesses which are Secret Society Apparel, Legacy Fitness, & Legacy Global Enterprises. There is often the question how do you find the time to do these things? Brandon's response is always the same, "God always helps with what He gives."
Overview: Colleges, universities and the local community have reached an opportune time in which young black men and women are yearning for mentors to assist with navigating careers and personal affairs. Additionally, they are looking to join organizations for a sense of belonging, but with leadership or advisement that have intentional goals and objectives. Emerging 100 chapters can provide this sense of community through service, programming, and healthy debates in the community. These chapters are wanted, needed, and impactful when provided efficient oversight. How bad do you desire to Impact the lives of young people on college campuses and in the community? During this workshop, members will have the opportunity to learn and understand the fundamentals of fostering and sustaining a successful Emerging 100 Chapter and how the 100 Black Men can be beneficial in supporting this effort.