Student : Jamal Hamilton
Hometown : Houston, TX
GPA : 3.76
Major / Classification : Business Administration / Senior
Jamal Hamilton was named the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar from Philander Smith College.
Jamal is studying Business Administration at Philander Smith College . After earning his bachelors , he plans to return back to Houston, TX to obtain his Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in finance from the Jesse H. Jones School of Business at Texas Southern University.
Mr. Hamilton is a great example of an Hercules Scholar on campus as he serves as a tutor for the Academic Success Center , a Peer Coach/Counselor for Black Male Engagement and a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated where he is serving as Keeper of Exchequer .
The most influential person in Jamal’s life is his mother. He says she “has always been his source of inspiration and she is the epitome of a strong, black woman” .
He lives by the motto “ It’s not about how good you are; it’s how good you want to be”.