A Role Model to the Youth: Ta’Juan Pledger of UAPB is Today’s Hercules Scholar

Ta’Juan Pledger

Classification: Senior
Major: Music
GPA: 3.635
Hometown: Kansas City, KS
Career Goals: To become a music teacher and high school band director

Congratulations to today’s Hercules Scholar, Ta’Juan Pledger of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The aspiring music teacher strives to be a role model for youth who, he believes, need credible mentors and people they can look up to as heroes.

In addition to teaching, Ta’Juan plans to obtain an E.M.T. certification and eventually finish his education with a Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Educational Administration.

Help other students like Ta’Juan at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff by donating here.

Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White
Cherie S. White is Director of Digital Strategy for the Tom Joyner Foundation, a writer and editor.