Inspirational alumni who affect change.

Jennifer Ross

Jennifer L. Ross (BSc. Psych ’96) credits her brother’s frankness with oiling the wheels of her life.

Jennifer L. Ross, National Collegiate Preparatory Public Charter High School
D.C. Bankruptcy Attorney and 2016 President of the National Bar Association

Being a stockholder on Wall Street just wasn’t satisfying enough for Kevin Judd (J.D. ’92). Judd wanted to embark on a...

Kevin Judd: D.C. Bankruptcy Attorney

Like the diamonds she sells, Nicole Black (B.A. ’92) became the embodiment of The Howard Woman while under pressure.

“ The Howard Woman is bold,” Black said. “She’s resilient, she’s a......

Nicole Black: Co-owner, Philadelphia Diamond Company

The first time Kamala Devi Harris (B.A. ’86) ran for office, she was elected freshman representative to a student council for liberal arts majors at Howard University.

She’s come a long...

Kamala Harris: California Attorney General

Had it not been for the support of the Howard University School of Communications in her early professional years, Cathy Hughes said she wouldn’t be where she is today.

A Howard University...

Cathy Hughes: Founder and Chairperson, Radio One

When Adrienne Lofton (B.B.A. ’99) was on the women’s volleyball team at Howard, she understood how athletic wear could improve her game.

“It spoke to me as an athlete in a way that gave me...

Adrienne Lofton: Senior Vice President, Global Brand Management, Under Armour

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