Michael E. Aniagboso
Michael E. Aniagboso is a Senior at Kennesaw State University studying Industrial and Systems Engineering. He is passionate about exploring avenues to mitigate the surface-level differences that make people strangers to ethnicities other than theirs’. He believes directed conversation and genuine transparency is a more potent tool that the blanket of political corrected-ness; which in its own confines us to a rigid, reactionary machine overly careful and consumed with the fear of being offensive. He cares about the truthful education of the young generation appropriately acknowledging historical events in efforts to move forward together as a focus.
Justice Brakache is a Diversity Ambassador, certified Life Coach, and Bachelor of Science in Integrative Studies Candidate. His degree allows him to study Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship, meaning he approach's topics, issues, and questions with a well-rounded view with different lenses. It is important for him to see both sides and is able to identify problems from an interdisciplinary perspective. He plans to get a PhD & MBA to encourage and support future underrepresented generations to pursue STEM careers. He believes together we can make the world a healthier place.
Olivia Bryant is a senior dance major and French minor. She is thrilled to serve as a Diversity Student Ambassador and can't wait to connect with you, the students. For her, this position is all about learning about your experiences and helping to create great new ones. In her spare time, you can find Olivia dancing, hiking, making corny jokes, or doing anything artsy.
Thomas Cassidy is a junior at KSU, majoring in political science, minoring in legal studies and sociology. Following the completion of his undergraduate degree, he plans to attend law school in order to pursue his goal of becoming a civil rights attorney. Outside of the classroom, he enjoys activities such as hiking, cooking, and watching dramatic movies. His primary motivation for becoming a Diversity Student Ambassador is to ensure that KSU lives up to its promise to build a welcoming and inclusive climate for its students. Additionally, he looks forward to a unique opportunity by helping our universities majority students in the work of social understanding, advocacy, and activism during a time of historic social change.
Dasia Jones is a fourth year Sociology Major with a focus in Culture and Social Change and a minor in African and African Diaspora Studies. Prior to arriving at Kennesaw State in 2017, Dasia spent the first 17 years of her life living in Knoxville, Tennessee. Since being at Kennesaw, Dasia found her wings by remaining involved on campus. She is an active member of Student Government Association where she has served as the 2019-2020 Senator for American Minorities, and the 2020-2021 Director of Diversity and Inclusion. Dasia’s passion for diversity work has led her in being an advocate for students across both Kennesaw State campuses.
Earl McAdoo is a junior Psychology major at Kennesaw State University. Originally from Pontiac, Michigan, Earl moved to Powder Springs, Georgia in 2015 and graduated from John McEachern High School. He currently serves as the President of Distinguished Black Gentlemen and as an Ambassador for the African American Male Initiative. In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering with the Boys and Girls Club, going to events on campus, and spending time with family and friends. Earl looks forward to making an impact this year through the Ambassadorship with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion by making sure students are aware of all the resources available on campus and within the community.
Madison Potts is a senior Political Science major and Sociology minor. Raised a homeschool student in Marietta, GA, Madison graduated high school at 15-years-old and soon began her college career making her mark as Student of the Year, SGA President, and Honor Society member at her previous institution. She transferred to KSU in 2018 and is currently President of the KSU NAACP Chapter, a member of the SGA Minority Student Advisory Board, and a member of Ladies of Distinction at KSU. Madison in her spare time enjoys volunteering for local campaigns, crocheting, and skating. Her passion for social justice, advocacy, and equality are what drew her to the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and she looks forward to making a mark in the 2020-2021 school year as an Ambassador.
Citlalli Solis is a second-year student at KSU. She is majoring in Political Science with a minor in International Affairs. Becoming a Diversity Student Ambassador was important to her because she wanted the opportunity to find new ways to facilitate conversations on campus about and for the promotion of diversity on campus. Through this program, she hopes that she will be able to partake in the ongoing efforts to make KSU as open and accepting for all students.
Jayanth Venkatesh is a senior at KSU with a major in Public Relations and a minor in Peace Studies. During Jay’s free time he enjoys practicing yoga, riding his bike, playing video games, and reading thriller novels. Jay chose to become a Diversity Ambassador because he believes that everyone has a story to tell, and as a Public Relations student, he can be the medium for the many stories that go unheard.
Jessica Watkins is a senior at KSU pursuing a degree in Psychology with minors in Management and Leadership Studies. She proudly competes for the Kennesaw State Women’s Track and Field team as a heptathlete. Jessica is heavily involved on campus serving as the Vice President of the Student Government Association (SGA) as well as other positions of leadership within Kennesaw’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Jessica has a passion for service and leadership. After graduation, Jessica intends to obtain her doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a concentration on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and binge-watching Vampire Diaries.
Ruthana Wilson is a fifth year Computer Science & Philosophy double major, with a minor in Gender and Women's studies. During Ruthana’s spare time, they enjoy tending to their plants, coding, caring for their cat, and doing organizing & activist work on and off-campus to learn and support their community. Becoming a Diversity Ambassador was important for them to further their skills connecting with students and helping them navigate resources the university offers, alongside supporting faculty and staff at KSU.
Revi Woody is a fourth-year student at Kennesaw State University pursuing a B.S. in Political Science with minors in History and African and African Diaspora Studies (AADS). During their time at KSU, Revi has been involved in various forms of peer education about LGBTQ issues and is currently the President of the Kennesaw Pride Alliance. Using these experiences, Revi hopes to use their position as a Student Diversity Ambassador to help educate the campus community on key issues of social justice. As for hobbies, Revi enjoys playing video games, watching anime, reading, as well as collecting gemstones.