Warché Downing, Communications Coordinator
Warché is an influential trailblazer and strategist in transforming and impacting lives through ministry, education, and empowerment. Presently, he is a College Access Director, Minister, Entrepreneur, and Motivational Speaker. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Policy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. At the Ben L. Smith High School in Greensboro, NC, “I am working collaboratively and strategically to increase the number of students who enter and complete college by developing a college-going culture. At the end of my tenure, the graduation rate increased significantly along with record-breaking scholarship numbers each year I served in that capacity.“ Warché earned his Master’s of Education degree in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and currently is pursuing a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership in Cultural Foundations at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Michael Bass ‐ Health & Fitness Coordinator
I am from Greensboro, North Carolina. I currently serve as a Research Assistant at the UNC School of Medicine, working out of the Lineberger Cancer Center. I graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in May of 2017 with my Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science. In May of 2019, I finished my Master of Arts in Exercise Physiology. I completed the majority of my research in the Exercise Oncology Lab and worked intensely on improving the quality of life in cancer survivors. I have been awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award for my efforts in teaching several Lifetime Fitness classes at UNC. I have a passion for clinical outreach and providing opportunities to underserved communities. However, I am even more invested in providing young minds the opportunity to grow and dream. I believe we are all a product of our support system, and I am thrilled every day to be afforded the opportunity to support another young mind's future success.
Chi Nwogu Lead Camp Counselor
Chi is the co-founder of CEO and GameFlo, an education technology company that utilizes games and sports to teach data analytics skills to students. Chi also serves as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence for the BLUE Innovation Community at UNC-Chapel Hill. After obtaining his B.A. in Economics from Brown University in 2010, Chi worked at JPMorgan before making the transition to sports as the Assistant CFO for Bloomberg Sports. Since then, Chi has worn numerous professional hats in sports ranging from a columnist and fantasy sports TV analyst to an outsourced statistician for NBA broadcasters with STATS LLC. Chi holds an MBA from UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School and was awarded the 2018 Community Core Value Award for his work within the KFBS community and beyond. Chi is an avid New York sports fan, bass guitarist and couldn’t be happier to be in North Carolina!
Michael Rashaad Galloway
Rashaad currently serves as Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Everywhere Ad, A mobile rideshare advertising platform for local businesses. Before starting Everywhere Ad, Rashaad attended UNC-Chapel Hill where he graduated with a degree in communication studies while also on a pre-dental track. Upon graduating in 2017, he was accepted to UNC Greensboro for their post-baccalaureate program. It was during this time that his love for entrepreneurship and technology began to grow, ultimately leading him away from dentistry while placing him on a path to start his own venture. Rashaad’s hobbies include music production, playing call of duty and coming up with new innovative business ideas. "
I am a rising sophomore Statistics and History double major at UNC-Chapel Hill with a keen interest in education and culture. For 5 years, “I have served as a tutor and mentor to inner-city kids to steer them towards positive interactions and community engagement.”
I am the founder of a social venture called FYI that aims to develop a sense of self- identity and engage urban youth in education through the medium of Hip Hop.
Aubron Moore is a Junior Biology major at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He is from Durham, North Carolina. While working towards having a career in the medical field as an Anesthesiologist, his passion for entrepreneurship has allowed him to create multiple startup companies while in college. For the past 2 years, he has organized many startup companies including a talent agency, an event planning company, and has plans to get into real estate. His goal is to mentor and work with local college and high school students to introduce them to the world of entrepreneurship. This will allow students to start-up small companies to make money while in school. He is currently on a pre-dental track. He is Founder and Owner of Nu Age Industries, a startup software development company that is working towards building medical software.