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Sha’Quille Fuller
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Photographer, Father, Future PhD: Sha’Quille Fuller’s S.O. What! Success Story

Just when I thought I wore a lot of hats, I met someone who wears a few more and maybe bigger hats. Yet he still made time to volunteer one of his many talents to the fundraiser I created for the S.O. What! Foundation. Which is how I met…
LeShane Greenhill
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Serial Entrepreneur LeShane Greenhill’s S.O. What! Success Story

When you leave home after high school on whatever path you choose, you have no idea who you’ll meet along that path.  LeShane Greenhill was a fellow business major so I saw him in the business building often at the University of Memphis,…
Kendra Morman
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Kendra Morman’s S.O. What! Success Story

One of the organizations that I joined as a student at the University of Memphis was the Student Activities Council. I joined as a freshman, and as a sophomore, I was a committee chairperson- the Novelties and Varieties committee.  And Kendra…
Jenny Turner Koltnow
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Jenny Turner Koltnow’s S.O. What! Success Story

I enjoy reflecting on other people’s journeys (what I know of it) almost as much as I enjoy thinking about my own. When I was a student at the University of Memphis, I met this young advisor for one of the organizations that I had joined.…
Marvin White
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Leading the Support Group for the #1 Recruiting Class in the Country

You never know when relationships, big or small, will come full circle. As an undergraduate at the University of Memphis, I met Marvin White. We were both part of the Greek community, and his now wife was my soror.  Although we didn’t…
Shad Berry’s S.O. What! Success Story
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Shad Berry’s S.O. What! Success Story

When I decided that I wanted to go to Frosh Camp before starting college at the University of Memphis. I had no idea how that decision would impact my entire life. One of the incredible people I met and got to call my brother because we were…
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From Abuse to Advocate. Olliette Murry-Drobot’s S.O. What! Success Story

Have you ever met someone and immediately felt like you’ve known them for years? When I started on this journey of sharing my story over a decade ago, a friend suggested that I meet Olliette Murry-Drobot. We met for lunch, and we both probably…
Dr. Barbara Prescott
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Dr. Barbara Prescott’s S.O. What! Success Story

Have you ever been introduced to someone who you’ve admired from afar, and it was not what you expected? I watched Dr. Barbara Prescott and admired her work. She looked like a nice person, but I had no idea just how kind, considerate, and…
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Big things come in small packages: Vanessa Peterson’s S.O. What! Success Story

It seems like it was yesterday when Vanessa (Gray at the time) walked onto the University of Memphis campus with the new class of Emerging Leaders. I was a sophomore, but this girl of small stature had a huge presence. 20 plus years and that…