Meet Our Students

What's it like to be an African American Studies major? These students share how AFAM is helping them pursue their passions and goals.

Shawn Williams

"Africana studies is a major that allows me to be my purest form. It allows me to be unapologetic in academia and to forge my narrative in my studies."

African American Studies major Shawn Williams

Tarazha Jenkins

"I wanted to be in a space with students who respected and valued African American history and culture. In these classes I knew I could succeed and reach my full potential as a student...."

Tarazha Jenkins