“Faith Without Works is Dead Alone” – Joshua Edwards of Shaw University is Today’s Hercules Scholar

Joshua Edwards

GPA: 3.5
Hometown: Greensboro, North Carolina
Major: Mass Communication
Classification: Rising Senior
Career Goal: Sports broadcaster for ESPN or NFL Network
Influential people in his life: His five queens, mom and four sisters
Motto to live by: “Speak what you seek, until you see what you say” & “Faith without works is dead alone.”

This talented Shaw University football player plans to make it into the NFL, retire and start a non-profit for the homeless. And not only is he talented on the field, but he’s also excelling in the classroom. His work has earned him a spot on the Dean’s List and membership in Chi Alpha Sigma NC Nu Chapter (athletes with GPA of 3.5 or higher).

Aside from school and football, Joshua is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and has amassed over 65 hours of community service.

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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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