Campus Queens & Kings

 

 

 Jasmine Towner Miss UDC 

Jasmine Towner

40th Miss University of the District of Columbia

2019-2020

Jasmine Towner is a Florida native but also familiar with the DC Metropolitan area. She attended Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia. Jasmine is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Biology at the University of the District of Columbia. Jasmine is an elementary school reading tutor who dedicates her time twice a week to help students improve their phonemic awareness, vocabulary development, reading fluency and comprehensionskills. Outside of academics and tutoring, Jasmine spends her time volunteering at animal shelters and various food banks. After graduation Jasmine plans to continue her education and pursue a career in Veterinary Medicine.

 

Olude Akinleye Mr. UDC

Olude Akinleye

2nd Mister  University of the District of Columbia

2019-2020

Olude Akinleye is a Washington DC native and an honored alumnus of the prominent Woodrow Wilson High School, where he was involved in the Academic Athletics Achievement Program. Olude Akinleye attended the University of the District of Columbia Community College where he received his associate degree in Legal Assistance/ Paralegal and became a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Olude is a senior student entrepreneur with his business specializing in apparel, pursuing his bachelor’s degree in political science at the University of the District of Columbia Flagship Campus. After graduation, Olude aims to enroll in Howard Law School where he will pursue Corporate Law.


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Skye Webster Miss UDC Community College

Skye Webster

Miss UDC Community College

2019-2020

Skye Webster is an Indianapolis, IN native but was raised in northeast Washington, D.C most of her life. She graduated from the illustrious Paul Laurence Dunbar Senior High School in 2016 and is now currently pursuing an associate degree in Architectural Engineering at the University of the District of Columbia Community College (UDC). Skye currently serves as the Miss University of the District of Columbia Community College and formally as the Vice President of the Community College Student Government Association. Outside of her studies, she acts as a mentor for a Young Women in Advocacy program works avidly with many smaller local advocacy groups in the DC area. After graduating, Skye would like to pursue a career that involves creating a sustainable living environment, encourages communal growth, as well as cultivate positive change in urban areas. Skye is currently working as an intern with the Mount Vernon Triangle Community Improvement District working to gain more experience in Urban Development.


Krystal Seabron Miss Firebird

Krystal Seabron

Miss Firebird

2019-2020

Krystal Seabron was born and raised in the Nation’s capital, Washington DC.  She graduated from Cardozo Senior High School.  She is a senior pursuing her degree in Elementary Education.  She is the chapter president of the Beta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated. Krystal works in the UDC Student Center as a Customer Care Assistant.   After graduation, she plans to pursue a career in Higher Education.


Marcus Murphy Mister Firebird

Marcus Murphy

Mister Firebird

2019-2020

Marcus Murphy class of 2020 is a Washington, D.C. native and alum from the first inner-city boarding school SEED Public Character School of Washington, D.C. where he had many opportunities including studying abroad in Cape Eleuthera, the Bahamas for a semester to attend The Island School. Marcus is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at the University of District of Columbia Flagship Campus. Marcus is a professional actor and model on the east and west coast. Marcus is a community advocate surrounding homelessness, early childhood education, and assisting the youth. After graduation, Marcus plans to attend Emory Law school in Atlanta, Georgia while still balancing an entertainment career.

Ozetta Bennett Miss Homecoming

Ozetta Bennett

Miss Homecoming

2019-2020

Ozetta Bennett is a native Washingtonian but was born in Columbia, South Carolina to Mr. and Mrs. Charlie J. Smoke. Ozetta attended elementary school in Washington, DC where she was very active in her studies as well as always singing in a choir. The oldest of six kids, she was a born leader. While in elementary school Ozetta often planned events so that her peers would enjoy their childhood. Ozetta went to Hamilton Jr. High School, Dunbar High School where she played in the marching band and sang in the choir. Upon graduation, she attended the University of the District of Columbia and majored in Voice. She retired from her job and returned to college to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Music degree and now is working on her master’s degree in Counseling and Clinical Mental Rehabilitation She seeks to earn her doctorate degree in Divinity. Since returning to the University, Ozetta has managed to become the president of The ZOE Christian Club, president of the Gospel Choir, president of the Alumni Choir and has held the title of treasurer to the Chorale. Attending the University, she believes that she has made a difference. by giving advice, encouraging students to be the best them that they can be.