CHAPTER INVISIBLE: Richard Lee Gentry

Richard Lee Gentry, 73, son of the late Australia and Mary Gentry departed this earthly life on Monday June 23, 2020. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving and devoted wife of 25 years, Diana Murray Gentry, son Melvin (Joe) Gentry, daughter Richelle Gentry Flemons, and grandchildren Maya and Kamon. Also, a loving blended…

Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs’ New Commissioner

During December 2019, newly elected Governor Andy Beshear appointed Lieutenant Colonel (U.S. Army Retired) Keith L. Jackson as the sixth Commissioner of the Kentucky Department of Veteran Affairs. As the chief executive officer of the Department, Commissioner Jackson is the Governor’s representative and advisor on all veterans-related matters, and is responsible for the day-to-day operation…

UG Brother of the Month (January 2020)

Brother Jaden Hicks is Sophomore at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN. He is a Fall 2019 initiate of the Nu Rho Chapter. Brother Hicks is a Computer Engineering Major and maintains a 3.76 GPA. On campus, he is a Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholar as well as a Questbridge National College Match Recipient, both of which are…

UG Brother of the Month (December 2019)

Nicholas G. Crasta is a Junior at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) in Oxford, Mississippi. He is a Fall 2018 initiate of the Lambda Pi Chapter. Brother Crasta is majoring in both Biology and Political Science, following a Pre-Medicine track. He is a Provost Scholar and maintains a 3.5+ grade point average. Since his…

UG Brother of the Month (October 2019)

Erwin Marcell Purnell is a native of Memphis, TN and currently attending The University of Memphis with a major in Business Management and a minor in Business Finance. Brother Purnell is a Fall 2018 initiate of the Kappa Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. He maintains a 3.49 grade point average, all while balancing campus involvement, professional growth, and…

Surviving the Summer Slide Celebration

The men of Lexington Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. chartered on December 17, 1927, continue to inspire service in the public interest through mentoring boys, specifically boys of color, by providing scholarship monies to college and career bound scholars and tutoring adolescents reading below grade level. On Thursday, June 6, 2019 from…

Military Brother of the Month (May 2019)

Brother Willie Neal was born in Panama City, Florida. He joined the Army in 1976 as a Private First Class and later attended ROTC at the University of Central Florida where he was commissioned. He obtained an Associate Degree while on active duty from Georgia Military College.  A Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central…

UG Brother of the Month (July 2019)

Christian Jordan is a native of Nashville, TN where he attended MLK Academic High School. During his time at MLK, he demonstrated leadership abilities as he was granted team captain of the varsity baseball team by his teammates. Outside of school and athletics, Christian volunteered at the YMCA where he educated the youth on sex…

UG Brother of the Month (June 2019)

    Tevyn Johnson was born and raised in Decatur Il, where he graduated from Eisenhower High School. Immediately following his graduation Tevyn enlisted into the United States Army as an Airborne Cavalry Scout in the 82nd Airborne Division. While in the Army Tevyn found himself promoting quickly to the rank of sergeant. He was…

UG Brother of the Month (May 2019)

Al Ewing Batson III is a native of Nashville, TN and currently attending The University of Memphis with a major in Supply Chain Management. Brother Batson is a Spring 2018 initiate of the Kappa Beta Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. He maintains a 3.0 grade point average, all while juggling staying active in campus involvement,…