Paul was born in the District of Columbia and raised in the Montgomery County area. He attended high school at James Hubert Blake in Silver Spring, MD and is a proud alumnus of Stevenson University in Owings Mills, MD. Paul is best known for overcoming a traumatic spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed during his athletic career at Blake high school in October of 2013. He dedicates his life to making every second and moment count to create change in his community, innovate new policies and organizations, and communicate best practices to carry each of those out.
Paul currently serves as the Administrative Assistant (Events Planning) for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and as the Head of Operations for NIW Design, LLC based out of Laurel, MD. He formerly worked as a Management Trainee for Enterprise Rent-A-Car for nearly two years. Through a number of extracurricular leadership roles as a a Resident Assistant, Athletic Equipment Coordinator, SGA senator and Manager for over 7 collegiate teams, Paul emerged as a transformational leader at Stevenson University (SU).
Paul joined Campus Crusade for Christ (Cru) in August of 2015 and became the President of the campus ministry in 2018. There, he started a homelessness outreach initiative that sparked great awareness for the impoverished population in the Baltimore area. Paul’s community service and faith-based efforts earned his induction into the Newman Civic Campus Compact 2018 fellow class and he received the Dorothy Stang Award for his commitment to integrity, courage and social justice on May 23, 2019 during his graduation commencement.
When you suffer a life altering injury, you have no choice, but to be thankful. Check out the following link to read more about Paul's experience serving in New York City with Cru.
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