Ike Ejikeme’s Journey Leads Him to Become Student Representative on Board of Trustees

Ike Ejikeme likes to push himself and has a fistful of firsts to prove it. He is the first transfer student, first graduate student, and second African American in university history to serve as a student representative on the Board of Trustees.

In 2014, his first year here, he won a seat on the Student Senate as an undergraduate transferring from New Jersey City University. There were 20 people running for four seats and despite his newness, he was the only transfer student elected.

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