First-generation college student Daniel Million was recently awarded a scholarship by the United Negro College Fund to continue his neuroscience studies at USC.
Million, who is of Ethiopian heritage, was selected out of more than 50,000 applicants to be a Gates Millennium Scholar. He dreams of one day becoming a doctor and working in developing countries.
Million has been a USC student body senator, is founder and president of Project Concern International Club and is a residential assistant at the campus.
Twelve-year old Krista Nicole Campbell was crowned this year’s Little Miss African American, the 24th young girl to receive the recognition.
Campbell was born and raised in Los Angeles into a family of musicians, so she has felt comfortable on stage since she was a little girl. She enjoys singing, which she has done on stages all over the United States in front of tens of thousands of people. Campbell also writes songs; she recently co wrote a new single titled “Well Done,” which she wrote with her mother, Erica Campbell.
Campbell enjoys spending time with her family and friends from church.
Compiled by Dorany Pineda.
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