to inspire FAMU students during the university’s annual Honors Convocation.
The convocation, which will be held in Lee Hall Auditorium at 10:10 a.m. on April 2, will celebrate the achievements of FAMU’s best and brightest students.
The event will also mark a milestone in FAMU history, as it will serve as FAMU President Elmira Mangum’s first official university-wide event. Mangum’s first day at the helm of the university will be April 1.
West, a Tallahassee native, received his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and master’s degree in applied social sciences with a concentration in public administration from FAMU in 2005 and 2007 respectively. A former student government leader and drum major in the Marching ‘100,’ West has gone on to make a profound imprint in Washington, D.C.