Ronald Talley, an Aspiring Financial Auditor, Receives Tom Joyner Foundation $1,500 Hercules Scholarship

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[Dallas, TX – October 15th]

Student: Ronald Talley

GPA :3.67

Hometown :Chicago , Illinois

Major/ Class: Biology   / Junior

Ronald Talley, a junior at the Tennessee State University, was named the Tom Joyner Foundation “Hercules Scholar ” for this week.

Mr. Talley currently holds a 3.67 gpa at Tennessee State University.   After receiving his degree, he plans to take on an entry-level job as an auditor for an organization to gain the experience in preparation  for the CPA exam. After that completing the CPA exam, he would like to pursue a master’s degree in accounting.

On the campus of Tennessee State University, he is a University Ambassador, a part of the TSU Chicago Club, the social chair of Accounting Club and a member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor’s Society.

Talley said the most influential person in his life  has been his grandmother. He says “her motivational text messages in the morning and good advice always keeps me going and pushes me to continue to work hard and stay dedicated.”

Motto to live by: “Either you run the day, or the day runs you” – Jim Rohn


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