‘Bloom to Your Fullest Potential’: Clyde Montgomery of SUNO is Today’s Hercules Scholar

Clyde Montgomery, sophomore Business Administration major from Southern University at New Orleans.

GPA: 3.93
Hometown: New Orleans, LA
Major: Business Administration
Minor: Entrepreneurship
Classification: Sophomore
Career goal: proprietorship at a business to learn daily business operations and become an entrepreneur.

Clyde, a first generation college student, is working hard to fulfill his dream of opening an educational gaming center. As a member of the TRiO Student Support Services and The Knights of The Roundtable Peer Mentoring Program, he helps to promote and provide the structure and support needed to succeed both academically and socially to freshmen students.

The two most influential people in Clyde’s life are his mother and grandmother, who taught him the importance of budgeting both time and money as well as balancing his academic and personal needs in order to be a success.

Clyde lives by the motto: Live boldly and bloom to your fullest potential by taking small but fearless daily actions in the direction of your dreams.

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