Temi Ajayi

Company/Institution - Duke University School of Medicine

Temini Ajayi is a graduate of Texas A&M University (B.Sc. Molecular & Cellular Biology ’12, Masters of Public Health ‘13). During his collegiate career, Ajayi served as the VP of Compliance for the Institute of Healthcare Improvement, Assistant Director (workshops) for the SBSLC, and as a Resident Advisor. Ajayi has also worked in different capacities at St. Joseph Regional Health Center, Nigerian Red Cross Society, and Texas A&M Physicians. Prior to beginning medical school, Temi worked as a Program Manager at Texas A&M College of Medicine.



Kerry Omughelli

Company/Institution - Gulf Interstate Engineering                

Kerry Omughelli is a Cum Laude graduate of Texas A&M University (B.Sc. Electrical Engineering ’14, Business Management Certificate ‘12, and Project Management Certificate ‘14). Omughelli – a member of Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society – headed many organizations at TAMU including SBSLC and NSBE where he fulfilled the roles of Chair and Conference Co-Chair respectively. Omughelli’s leadership and academic excellence has resulted in multiple national and university awards such as “Who’s Who” and Buck Weirus Spirit Awards. He also served as a Resident Advisor and a Council Member on TAMU Council on Climate and Diversity.


Executive Secretary

Tobi Lapite

Company/Institution - Black & Veatch

Tobi Lapite is a graduate of Texas A&M University (B.Sc. Electrical Engineering ’14, Project Management Certificate ‘14). During his collegiate career, Lapite served in many scholastic and professional leadership positions including Operations Director for SBSLC and Vice President for ISA. Lapite also served as a Resident Advisor and is a member of Kappa Theta Epsilon Honor Society. 


Director of Marketing

Trey Bodwin

Company/Institution - Keaton Auto Group

Trey Bodwin is a graduate of Texas A&M University (B.A. Corporate Communication ‘14). During his tenure at Texas A&M, Bodwin served in multiple marketing and communication positions promoting minority involvement on campus through organizations such as SBSLC, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. He served as a Social Media Assistant within the Division of Marketing and Communications at TAMU and the Black Former Student Network. Bodwin’s leadership and involvement has resulted in multiple awards including TAMU “Student Spotlight” and Buck Weirus Spirit Award. His passion for marketing and communication has encouraged him to continue providing his services today as editor of the Gentleman’s Circle WordPress Blog.


Director of Nigerian Inititatives

Deborah Adeboyejo

Company/Institution - Lagos Liaising Marketing Officer (NYSC)

Deborah Adeboyejo is a graduate of Babcock University (Economics ’13). Adeboyejo has over 7 years of leadership, management,  and policy development experience, dating back to her appointment as the Speaker of the Lagos State Children’s Parliament, where she was actively involved in the enactment of two legislative bills. She continues to use her platform to effect communal change; working with several top government officials (including Gov. Raji Fashola of Lagos State) and local community members to develop initiatives that significantly impact the lives of Nigerians. Adeboyejo’s passion and devotion to the development of Nigerian Youth has earned her widespread recognition and awards including the prestigious Most Influential Graduating Female Award in Babcock University


Director of Scholars Initiative

Moriam Animashaun

Company/Institution- UNT School of Public Health

Moriam Animashaun is a recent graduate of Texas A&M University where she obtained a Bachelors of Science in Psychology. During her collegiate career, she served as the Vice President and President of the African Students Association(ASA) spearheading several programs and events aimed at connecting African Students at Texas A&M to their Roots. Animashaun plans to become a physician in the future and has recently accepted an admission offer from University of North Texas to pursue a Masters degree in Public Health (with a focus in Epidemiology and Biostatistics). Animashaun hopes to continue to provide Nigerian students with the highest quality of scholastic and cultural experiences and currently serves as the Director of the Scholars Initiative with Grow With Nigeria.


Corporate Liason

Ibukunoluwa(IBK) Eweje

Company/Institution- Valero Energy Corporation

Ibukunoluwa(IBK) Eweje is a graduate of Texas A&M University (B.Sc. Electrical Engineering ’14, Mathematics minor). During his time at Texas A&M, he was a member of the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets and the Eta Kappa Nu Honor Society. He also served as the Finance Chair of the Texas A&M chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers(NSBE). He is now applying his Electrical Engineering degree to the Oil and Gas Industry.



Mentor Coordinator

Tolani Ayo-Vaughan

Company/Institution- Chevron Corporation

Tolani Ayo-Vaughan is a graduate of Texas A&M University (B. Sc. Chemical Engineering ’13,  Chemistry minor ‘13, Safety Engineering Certificate ‘13).  During her college career, Tolani served in leadership positions in the African Students Association such as Vice President and Performance coordinating officer leading and coordinating events such as Miss Texas ASA Scholarship pageant.  Tolani is currently working in the Oil and Gas industry as a Petroleum Engineer where she has also acquired her Lean Sigma Green Belt.  She has a strong passion for mentoring  and continually  mentors high school and college students in their academic and career development.