- Clemson Leading the Way
- Keynote Speakers
- Leadership Team
- Summit Volunteers
- Tiger Alliance
James E. Clark
President, South Carolina State University
Academic administrator; entrepreneur, Brian Heat Worldwide
Chris Howard, Ph.D.
President, Robert Morris University; retired Air Force Reserve lieutenant colonel; author
Host and managing editor, TV One’s “NewsOne Now”; journalist; columnist; author
Founder and CEO, BridgeEdu; producer; social entrepreneur; youth/veterans advocate; author
Carlos Santiago, Ph.D.
Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Higher Education; author; former CEO, Hispanic College Fund
Damon Williams, Ph.D.
Chief catalyst, Center for Strategic Diversity Leadership and Social Innovation; senior scholar and innovation fellow, Wisconsin’s Equity and Inclusion Laboratory, UW-Madison
Political analyst and commentator, columnist, author
Comedian Lavell Crawford will co-host with Tom Joyner and Sybil Wilkes on April 27. His Instagram handle is @lavellsthacomic, and his Twitter handle is @Lavellthacomic. Please use #TJMSFunnyChair.
Host, PBS late-night television talk show "Tavis Smiley"; host, Public Radio International’s "The Tavis Smiley Show"; founder, the Tavis Smiley Foundation; author; political commentator; entrepreneur
Host, ABC newsmagazine “What Would You Do?”; author; broadcast journalist; motivational speaker
Professor and executive director, Clemson University College of Education’s Call Me MISTER program
ESPN college football analyst, former NFL player, Super Bowl XXXI MVP and Heisman Trophy winner
President and chief executive officer, National Urban League; former mayor, New Orleans, Louisiana
Former executive director, White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African-Americans; owner, DJJ consulting