Akwiwu Chibuike Recieves $1,500 Hercules Scholarship



Student :Akwiwu Chibuike

Hometown : Nigeria

GPA :  3.8

Major / Classification : Biology / Freshman

Akwiwu Chibuike was named the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar from Voorhees College.

Akwiwu  is a  studying Biology at Voorhees College. After earning his bachelors at Voorhees College , he is planning to go to medical school and reach his ultimate goal of opening free hospitals in his home country.

Akwiwu  is dedicated to giving back to his community in Nigeria. He enjoys playing soccer and he also takes food and clothing to prisons.

The most influential people in Akwiwu life is his mother. He says his mother is very hard working and dedicated.

He lives by the motto ” taking risk in life if you win, you can lead if you lose you can guide”

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

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