Podcast Guests

Grambling State University Alumnus, Jaaion Barnes

Chef Jaaion began his career in New Orleans at Cheesecake Bistro (formerly known as Straya’s) at the age of 18. While working as a line cook to hone his craft, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel & Restaurant Management from Grambling State University and then moved to Atlanta to further his education […]

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Clark Atlanta University Alumna, Cheri V. Miller

“Because I put my family first, God graces me to do the other things. It’s all about making sure that God is your priority.” – Cheri V. Miller Cheri Vivette Miller was born on December 17, 1979 in Washington, DC. Having been raised in a family with a strong Christian conviction, Cheri actively participated as […]

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Paine College Alumna, Ala’Torya Cranford

Ms. Ala’Torya V. Cranford is a native of Hartsville, South Carolina and a graduate of Mayo High School for Math, Science and Technology in Darlington, South Carolina. Ala’Torya attended Paine College and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology, a Masters of Science Degree with Emphasis in College Teaching and Learning from Walden University […]

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Allen University Alumnus, Nimai Garrett

“ It’s mandatory for me to make sure my alma mater grows and the only way for me to do that is to be fearless.” – Nimai Garrett On episode three of “The HBCU Podcast,” we have Mr. Nimai Garrett. He’s a graduate of Allen University. Nimai currently serves his alma mater as Director of […]

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