Over the past 16 years, following our mission to contribute resources and ideas to American education, The Gaines-Jones Education Foundation has awarded 199 scholarships to 127 African-American students in Southwest Georgia and the San Francisco Bay Area. We are honored to introduce one of them to you here--
Abraham is a native of Albany, Georgia, and an alumnus of Monroe High School. Since 2011, Abraham has been an active and proud Gaines-Jones Scholar.
In 2015, Abraham earned a BS in Biology from Savannah State University where he also served as a peer educator and Vice President of Collegiate 100 Black Men of Savannah State. In 2018 he earned his Masters of Public Health with a concentration in Community Health Education from Georgia Southern University. Abraham now resides in North Carolina where he works for an international NGO supporting community engagement for HIV clinical trials.
In 2018, Abraham joined our Gaines-Jones Board of Directors where he brings insight and enthusiasm to our programs and fundraising.
March 1, 2019