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,…

UG Brother of the Month (April 2019)

Bryson Paul Brooks is a Spring 2019 initiate of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter, and is affiliated with the designated colony at Georgetown College. He is a freshman Business Administration major. He is a member of the Georgetown College football and track teams. He is a native of Paducah, Kentucky. Bryson is committed to academic and…

Military Brother of the Month (April 2019)

Brother Douglas Kelly Smith is the Vice Polemarch of Frankfort (KY) Alumni Chapter, and the South Central Province (SCP) Historian. He resides in Louisville, KY and is married to the former Shannon Cherie Bush of Hopkinsville Kentucky, and has two children, Alexandra (14) and Harlan (5). Brother (Major) Douglas Kelly Smith began his military career…

Military Brother of the Month (March 2019)

Brother Whitney Allen was born in Wallace LA., and is a native of Wallace. He graduated from Dillard University with Bachelor of Science in Physics. He earned a Masters Arts in Management and Leadership from Webster University. Brother Allen joined the Army Reserve in Houma, LA in 1988 – 1992. He was commissioned at Tulane…

UG Brother of the Month (March 2019)

Gil Barksdale was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania but was raised in Solon, Ohio. He is currently a junior student athlete at Vanderbilt University majoring in Medicine, Health and Society with a minor in Psychology. On the field, he plays free safety for the Commodores where he has lettered for the past 3 years and been…