[Dallas, TX – May 28th, 2015]
Hometown : Washington, D.C
Major/ Class: Journalism Communications / Junior
Melvin, a Junior at the University of the District of Columbia was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.
Mr. Bogard is originally from New Orleans Louisiana and he currently holds a 4.0 GPA and is majoring in Human Development at the University of the District of Columbia. After earning his degree at UDC , he plans to have a career in Public Affairs to build awarness to low-income and disenfranchised citizens In the community Melvin volunteers with an organization called Some Others Might Eat ( S.O.M.E)
The most influential person in Melvin’s life is his mother. He mentions that his mother instilled in to work hard and believe in God and the world could be his
He lives by the quote “When people tell you know use it to propel to achieve success” #UDC #UDC1851