Devon Crawford

Birmingham, AL

HIA Program:

United-states United States 2015

Bio:

Devon Jerome Crawford is a 2015 Cum Laude graduate of Morehouse College. has enjoyed many opportunities to develop as a ministerial leader by providing public leadership in the cases of Troy Davis, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown in the Atlanta University Center. Devon has served as president of the Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel Assistants Program; vice president of the Alpha Rho chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; 2014 College Brother of the Year for the Georgia district of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; a Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Intern; and the 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Scholar. As a young globetrotter, Devon has traveled as a peace ambassador to Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan to commemorate the nuclear attacks of World War II and an Oprah Winfrey South Africa and Zimbabwe Leadership Fellow. In the Summer of 2015, Devon traveled with the inaugural class of the Martin Luther King Jr. College of Pastoral Leadership at Morehouse College to Turkey to engage in interfaith conversation with Islamic religious leaders and study the Hizmet movement's influence on business ethics in the near east. Devon is currently enrolled at the University of Chicago Divinity School pursuing a Masters of Divinity degree with a Ph.D. objective in Social Ethics.
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