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Nekos Davis, Tuskegee University- c/o 2013, Psychology

Nekos Davis, a proud graduate of Tuskegee University (Class of ’07) | Image Credit: Nekos Davis

Name : Nekos Davis

HBCU : Tuskegee University

Graduation Year : 2013

Major : Psychology

Minor : Sociology

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Where are you from? Who introduced you to HBCUs?*

West Point, Ga. Family members attended and graduated from HBCU’s.

Interim Chair and Associate Professor Vivian L. Carter, PhD, MHR | Image Credit: tuskegee.edu
Interim Chair and Associate Professor Vivian L. Carter, PhD, MHR | Image Credit: tuskegee.edu
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Why did you choose an HBCU over a pwi?*

Truthfully it’s all I’ve every known, not saying I’m against pwi; but I believe in what our schools have to offer more than pwi’s.

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What is the story of your "experience" at Your HBCU given its heralded status as a stellar and prestigious institution?*

My experience was solely based on finding out who I was as a person,and taught me first hand how to handle business. Tuskegee molded me into a hard working man.

Interim Chair and Associate Professor Vivian L. Carter, PhD, MHR | Image Credit: tuskegee.edu
Interim Chair and Associate Professor Vivian L. Carter, PhD, MHR | Image Credit: tuskegee.edu
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"First time" experiences at your HBCU?*

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Who are the professors that have impacted your life in and out of the classroom? How did they do that?*

Dr. Carter one of my sociology professors invested the most within. She explained the black family infrastructure to me as a whole. Her teachings really instilled some core values within me, that I want to carry over into my family.

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What sports do/did you play at your HBCU? What positions?

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What sports and/or extra curricular activities did you do in High School? And why?

Football, wrestling, and I was a member of the Key Club. I played football and wrestled, to stay active and keep from going home everyday. It was boring. Key Club, just happened because I was a diverse person.

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Best restaurants on/near campus? Best dishes?

The COOP! That was the main attraction, and it was one of the only places that stayed open 24 hours. It’s a small buffet place, we mostly ate there coming from a night out.

Other places, were KFC-Taco Bell (this place was horrible! And there was this BBQ trailer that would sell plates every Thursday.

10

College crush?

Kermetria McMurry, she’s from Jonesboro, La. Good ole’ country girl, she has strong HBCU roots in her family. Her mom graduated from Southern, and was department head at Grambling.

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Who invited you to interview with us?

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Your wildest moment at college?

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What is your funniest college story? (everyone has one lol)

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