Jeremy Crum of Alabama State University Named Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar”

Jeremy Crum - ASU

Jeremy Crum – ASU

[Dallas,TX – October 16th,2014]

Student: Jeremy Crum

Hometown : Selma, Alabama

Major/ Class: Physical Education – Senior

Jeremy Crum, a Senior at  Alabama State University was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar for this week.

He is originally from Selma , Alabama and currently has a 3.88 GPA. He is majoring in Physical Education and wants to pursue a career as a Physical Education teacher and future High school Principal. Jeremy is very active on the campus of Alabama State,  he is the current Vice President of the ASU Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.  He  is also Vice President of the Health and Recreation Club, serves as a Golden Ambassador. You can also find Jeremy serving in the local community around Alabama State University

His life motto is : You may fall many times, but always stand up

Alabama State University is  located in Montgomery, Ala., was founded in 1867 in Marion, Ala.  The institution, formed as the Lincoln Normal School, is one of the nation’s oldest institutions of higher education founded for black Americans.

The Alabama State new President is Dr. Gwendolyn Boyd. She is not only an alumnus of Alabama State, but is also the university’s first female president.

The Hercules Scholarship is named after Joyner’s father, the late Hercules Joyner, who was a strong supporter of higher education. To be a candidate for the scholarship, students must be male, attend a Foundation “School of the Month”, have a grade point average of at least 3.5, and be a campus leader involved in the community with a career goal toward making a difference in the quality of life for his race. The scholars each receive a scholarship grant of $1,500 that is paid directly to their school to help offset their college expenses.

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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.