Future Business Owner Receives $1,5000 Hercules Scholarship from South Carolina State University

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[Dallas, TX – April 30th 2015]

Student: DouDou Gueye

GPA : 4.0

Hometown : Dakar, Senegal

Major/ Class: Business / Junior

DouDou, a Junior at South Carolina State University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.

Mr. Gueye is originally from Dakar, Senegal  and currently has a 4.0 GPA. He is majoring in Business at South Carolina State University. He is a member of the SCSU Basketball team , a Student Scholar and SEEDS Organization at SCSU. After earning his Bachelors Degree  he wants to pursue his goal of becoming an professional basketball team and also build a business back in Africa. He also has a passion for children and would like to build a school to help them achieve their goals.  DouDou  says the most influential person in his life is his mother who has sacrificed a lot for him and his siblings after his Father passed.

He lives by the motto “Work Ethic- nothing postive gets accomplished with out it. ” #SCStateLegacy


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