Freshman at North Carolina Central University Receives $1,500 Hercules Scholarship


[Dallas,TX – January 13th]

Student: Denzel Goodlin

Hometown: Woodbridge , VA

GPA: 3.6

Classification/Major : Freshman / Social Work

Denzel Godlin , Freshman at NCCU Named Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar/

After graduation heplans to either head back to Washington, D.C. and attend seminary, or attend a seminary that  is in alliance with where the Lord wants would like him to be

On Campus Mr. Godlin is currently the chaplain of the Centennial Scholars Program’s Cohort 7 and also a part of the Freshmen Class Council. He plans to get involved in SGA, Eagle Ambassadors, and 100 Black Men.  Outside of NCCU, he continues working and ministering at Saint Joseph’s AME Church.

In addition to Jesus Christ, the most  influential people  in his life include his parents, my church family, Boys 2 Men 2 Kings Mentoring Program, and my youth minister Rev. Wenners Ballard and his family.

The Quote Denzel Lives By :  “Live a life for the shoulders you stand upon and for the ones that stand upon yours.”

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