Tech Analyst-Systems Analyst & Prog, Verizon
Segun Adenekan is a man who aspires to make progressive change in this world. The child of Nigerian immigrants, he was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Segun has always had a desire to help others and aims high for success in any situation he is in. He graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Information Science and Systems from Morgan State University. Professionally, he works in the information technology discipline and keeps up to date with the latest and greatest in the field. He is passionate about working with youth, helping them develop their potential, and he wants to be a champion for the voiceless. During his time in undergrad, Segun was a peer counselor and tutor to incoming freshmen for several years. He currently holds membership with and served on the leadership council for the Central Florida Urban League Young Professionals as the 2019-2020 Community Engagement Co-Chair. Since moving to the Central Florida area, Segun has had the opportunity to be engaged in direct community service and advocacy efforts surrounding education and civic engagement. He has a myriad of other interests including eco-conscious living, community zoning and development, the history and culture of the African diaspora, and expanding music and arts education in schools. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening, investment and real estate, watching pro-wrestling and going to the beach.