Luke Lawal Our CEO, and Bowie State University Graduate – Luke A. Lawal Jr was recognized this month for DMV’s Top 30 under 30 by WKYS.

Luke Lawal, Jr., a 24-year-old DC native, founded HBCU Buzz in 2011 and has been shaping awareness of HBCU culture ever since. The Buzz provides the public with news relevant to HBCU campuses ranging from sports and fashion to politics and controversy from the perspective of current HBCU students and several journalists heavily involved in the black community. The purpose of the company is to promote HBCU pride and unity in order to enhance the black college experience and uplift the perception of all black colleges. Today, The Buzz has over a hundred authors from several HBCUs across the country. Before graduating from Bowie State University, Lawal started a black male organization with a student a Howard University called Suited Lifestyle Group. The organization is designed to create an extensive network of young professionals and other like-minded individuals from various walks of life with a commitment to leadership, self-sufficiency, and peer-to-peer engagement through social and cultural events.

Other names on the list include North Carolina A&T Graduate, Paige Lewter and Bowie State Graduate Daniel Mojoi. Follow more as the list unravels at WKYSDC