HBCU Queens Menu

HBCU Queens
View Latest Posts
View Subscriptions
Posting Instructions

Active Bloggers

HBCU CONNECT HBCU CONNECT
Central State University class of 1995
Kennedy Williams Kennedy Williams
Spelman College class of 2020
Reggie Culpepper Reggie Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998
Anica Oaks Anica Oaks
class of 2012
Suzan McDowell Suzan McDowell
class of
Kamal Imani Kamal Imani
New York Inst of Tech class of 1997
Nicole Rankine Nicole Rankine
University of Georgia class of 2000
Will Moss Will Moss
Hampton University class of 1995

Maya Jackson, Miss Langston University

Posted By: Elynor Moss on January 19, 2017

Hometown: Riverside, CA

Year in School: Senior

Major/Minor: Broadcast Journalism

Expected Graduation: 2017

Extracurricular Activities: Langston University has granted me the opportunity to be involved in many of the intellectual and productive aspects of my campus. After being a cheerleader my freshman year and competing in two on campus pageants, I was pinned as a Langston University ambassador, leading assistance in a variety of campus programming. I have been granted the opportunity to serve on the Student Activities Board and Student Government Association where I am able to selflessly lead in serving the students as well as create experiences for them during their time at dear Langston. As a Spring 2016 initiate into the Beta Upsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, I have committed myself to uphold our values of sisterhood, scholarship and service in my walk with Christ and everyday life. Outside of organizations, I stay working in my major building, Sanford Hall, **** and editing video projects or cooking up a story for the LU Gazette.

Leisure Activities: In my spare time, I enjoy dancing with the Dolls Dance Company, drawing and writing! Anything that involves getting my creative juices flowing is a pleasure of mine. Programming with my on campus organizations, working on a crafty project or conducting service opportunities are all a part of my daily activities. I am a health nut as well, so I stay in the gym and practice yoga on a consistent basis. Maintaining a healthy and aligned state of mind, body and spirit is how I guide my lifestyle.



Every now and then I'll reward myself with a big scoop of ice-cream with Nutella and binge watch Being Mary Jane or a new series on Netflix!

Career Goals: Upon graduating Langston University, I plan on continuing my work in TV production and with inner city youth.

What is your most memorable contribution as a Campus Queen?: One out of many memorable moments that I had as a campus queen was when I would tell high school students the story about how I arrived to Langston. My story is a unique one, one that showcased fortitude in adversity. We all come from realities that are so different yet so similar in nature. Our stories are what build the foundation of the Langston community and make our family atmosphere so worth it. After speaking during high school day for the Spring semester, I came back in that Fall greeted by a crowd of eager freshman, ready to take on the world. I sat by one student on the way to a Lion Camp event and we chatted the entire ride. I asked him "What made you want to come to Langston?"¯ Expecting a cliche answer, he surprisingly replied "You did." He said he was there during high school day that Spring, and my story touched him. The power in my words and the weight of my crown hit me at that moment. Through that, I spoke my words with more passion and substance than I ever did before, because I knew I had a responsibility, to empower, influence and inspire.


Read more at EBONY http://www.ebony.com/contestants/maya-jack...
Follow us: @EbonyMag on Twitter | EbonyMag on Facebook
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!

Maya Jackson, Miss Langston University

Comments
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Accept your invitation to become a new hire at an Employer in your field of expertise!
#FAMUConnect: Who do you know from FAMU? We introduce you to Mr. Shaun Watson
#HBCUEmployment: Opportunities are available! Seek a new career here...
Connect with the HBCUConnect representatives for help attaining a career in Healthcare, Education, and Technology
Careers for professional talented workers: applicants invited to apply to the following new employers
Working on attaining a new career requires options. Research the jobs on this list to see if you want to apply!
Latest HBCU Queens
Kali Van Kush

Kali Van Kush

Follow me on Instagram, Kali Van Kush, we are using Ancient Recipes and Spells in Soap and Candles, Incense, etc https://www.instagram.com/kalivankush/ Zar, the Modern Religion of the Ancient Egyp ...more
Kali Van Kush • 886 Views • February 13th, 2021
North Carolina A&T University Student Crowned USA National Miss

North Carolina A&T University Student Crowned USA National Miss

By Alexis Davis Hailing from the nation’s capital of Washington, D.C., senior N.C. A&T student Ardelle Dickerson displays her mastery of juggling multiple jobs. She delegates tasks for two public ...more
Will Moss • 7,878 Views • January 2nd, 2021
Did You Miss Allen University's Virtual Homecoming Week? Check out our YouTube Playlist

Did You Miss Allen University's Virtual Homecoming Week? Check out our YouTube Playlist

Re-live Allen University's 2020 Virtual Homecoming on YouTube! Allen University Family, we've made it easy for you to experience AU's virtual homecoming again and again! We have created a playlist ...more
Heather Turner • 1,331 Views • November 18th, 2020
COLLEGE HELP!

COLLEGE HELP!

Once I have successfully completed undergraduate school, I plan to attend law school and become a lawyer who focuses on improving the criminal justice system. I understand the dilemma we as the Ameri ...more
Lundyn Ross • 1,457 Views • November 7th, 2020
Congrats to The 2020-2021 Mr & Miss Delaware State University!

Congrats to The 2020-2021 Mr & Miss Delaware State University!

DELAWARE STATE UNIVERSITY CROWNS CHRISTIAN CHAPMAN AND ASHLEE DAVIS AS THE 2020-2021 MR. AND MISS DSU While Delaware State University postponed the rest of its Homecoming events until the spring du ...more
Will Moss • 2,763 Views • October 25th, 2020
Popular HBCU Queens
HBCU Queens and Kings’ Konnection Conference 2009 - Winston Salem State University

HBCU Queens and Kings’ Konnection Conference 2009 - Winston Salem State University

8th Annual Leadership for Queens and 5th Annual Kings’ Konnection Alabama State University, Bowie State University, Central State University, Delaware State University, Florida Memorial University ...more
Dr. Briscoe • 19,037 Views • July 20th, 2009
Miss Morris Brown College 2008-2009

Miss Morris Brown College 2008-2009

I am Anya Aprille Dixon, a senior Music Industry major at Morris Brown College.I was born and raised in Columbia, South Carolina and I am the proud daughter of Arnett and Patricia Dixon. Desires po ...more
Anya Dixon • 15,894 Views • November 6th, 2008
Miss Talladega College

Miss Talladega College

I am Ashleigh Brown-Grier, Miss Talladega College 2010-2011. I am a Senior Music Performance major with emphasis in voice. ...more
Ashleigh Brown-Grier • 15,127 Views • October 10th, 2010
 2010 Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queens

2010 Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queens

2010 Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queens (September 2010 Issue) ...more
A Dole • 14,898 Views • August 24th, 2010
Miss Alabama A&M University 2007-2008

Miss Alabama A&M University 2007-2008

Warm. Creative. Sociable. Articulate. These are all words that describe an exemplary young woman, and Brittany Morton—Miss Alabama A&M University 2007-2008; a senior pursuing a Bachelor of Science de ...more
Brittany Morton • 14,119 Views • November 30th, 2007
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!