Rising Senior Eric Berry of Mississippi Valley State University Receives $1,500 Schoarship


Student : Eric Cortez Berry II

Hometown : Memphis , TN

GPA : 4.0

Major / Classification : Biology  / Senior

Eric Berry II was named the Tom Joyner Foundation Hercules Scholar from Mississippi Valley State University.

After earning his bachelors at MVSU , he plans to attend medical school.

Mr. Berry II is a great example of an Hercules Scholar, on campus as he is a member of the MVSU Football team , National Society of Leadership, and volunteers at the Family Wellness Clinic.

The most influential people in Eric’s life are  his parents and his pastor.

He lives by the motto “ It is what it is ” (take things at face value and move on)  .

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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