Hakeem Oluseyi Shares Inner City Inspiration

Hakeem Oluseyi has a unique story. Not only is he a world renown scientist and Chief Science Officer for Discovery Networks, he has a passion for giving back to the community. Growing up an inner-city kid in New Orleans rough 9th ward gave him a perspective on the world that included gangs, drugs, and an environment that did not foster academic success. But he continued to dream, and he created his future with his passion and unfailing determination to get the education he needed.

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Hakeem Oluseyi Helps UCAL Students Reach for the Stars

Join Education Partnerships for another event in its speaker series with a talk by media personality, astrophysicist, educator, science communicator and inventor Hakeem Oluseyi, 12 to 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 23.

Oluseyi’s talk, “Helping Students to Reach for the Stars,” traces his successful career back to his origins in the rough Ninth Ward of New Orleans to become the first in his family to go to college. He discusses how we, as parents, educators and community members, can

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