Inspirational alumni who affect change.

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

Although Simone Missick (B.A. ’03) has been acting professionally since 2003, she’s never had any standout roles.

Until now.

Missick plays Misty Knight, a police detective with a...

Simone Missick: Actress, Misty Knight in Netflix’s Luke Cage


Subscribe to Alumni Profiles

“Connecting You to HU” is our goal. Howard alumni truly define this university and reinforce the powerful legacy that is our alma mater.