The White House tapped Miami’s state Sen. Shevrin Jones to take a place next to university presidents and executives of national companies to serve on the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), The White House has announced.
Jones is a graduate of Florida A&M University, an HBCU. He said the appointment had him “deeply honored and overjoyed.”
“President Biden and the administration at large have made clear that HBCUs are a top priority, delivering unprecedented funding and support to schools nationwide that are producing industry leaders and barrier breakers across so many fields,” Jones said.
– Anne Geggis, Florida Politics