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Q&A With David A. Yokley

Why did you choose to attend a HBCU?
"I chose to attend an HBCU because I desired to be close to the historical values of my ancestors and to be a part of the cultural experience while simultaneously receiving a quality education that was established by those who sacrificed and paved the educational path for me."

Interviewed by David A. Yokley 11/30/15

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David A. Yokley
Seasonal Laborer , Cook County Forest Preserves

Location: Chicago, IL United States
Birthday: Aug 18th
Joined: Aug 26th, 2004
About   (request update)
I think my special quality is my personality. I am a Christian man who can enjoy the good things in the world without being inflenced by the negative that is presented as good. I truly enjoy people who love to laugh and enjoy life.
My Interview Question
Why did you choose to attend a HBCU?
Current Whereabouts:
Currently living in Chicago. I am still an active musician (drummer) and I work for Youth Guidance where I teach enrichment classes ( Character Education, Music Appreciation).
Life & Professional Aspirations:
My life and professional aspirations include mentoring, life coaching, and teaching for the purpose of building social character and academic success, which can ultimately lead to individuals' overall societal success. I also aspire to write a book.
Education   (request update)
Grambling State University class of 1996
Undergrad Major: Sociology
Campus Organization:
Phi Mu Alpha
Claim To Fame:
Staying grounded in positivity
Most Memorable Moment:
Performimg with the World famed Grambling State Marching Band.
High School: Dunbar Vocational High School in Chicago, IL class of 1987
 
Activities & Accomplishments:
Marching Band All-City Jazz Band
Best Memories:
Receiving the NBC award for musicianship Performing at Orchestra Hall in Chicago,Il
Experience
I currently work with Cook County Forest Preserves as Seasonal Laborer
I have 5 years of experience working in the Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing industry.
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Guestbook Comments
It's my pleasure to have you join, us as a new or seasoned member. May you have an amazing, blessed and marvelous day
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