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Reginald. F. Lewis Scholars Program

The Universities of Louisiana Reginald F. Lewis Scholars Program enhances the collegiate experience of black male students in our System. Specifically, the Reginald F. Lewis Scholars Program will recruit black males and provide educational programs, mentoring opportunities, and co-curricular experiences to improve outcomes.

Each cohort will comprise two students chosen from each University of Louisiana System member institution for a total of 18 members each year.

Meet Cohort 1 of the Reginald F. Lewis Scholars

JaDeric Talbert

Grambling State University

Major: Elementary Education

Hometown: Arcadia

Isaiah Farrell

Grambling State University

Major: Music Education

Hometown: Bastrop

Cameron Green

Louisiana Tech University

Major: Graphic Design

Hometown: Peoria, IL

Da'Voznik Armstrong

Louisiana Tech University

Major: Engineering

Hometown: Shreveport

Isaiah E. Johnson

McNeese State University

Major: Human Health Performance

Hometown: Opelousas

John Edmonds

Nicholls State University

Major: Geomatics

Hometown: New Orleans

Lance Jones

Nicholls State University

Major: Political Science

Hometown: New Orleans

Ebenezer Aggrey

Northwestern State University

Major: Business Administration

Hometown: Baton Rouge

Derrick Varnado

Northwestern State University

Major: Communications

Hometown: Baton Rouge

Demille Davis

Southeastern Louisiana University

Major: Music Education

Hometown: Covington

Dylan James

Southeastern Louisiana University

Major: Nursing

Hometown: Hammond

Caleb Franklin

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Major: Biology Pre-med

Hometown: Zachary

JaCaleb Smith

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Major: Chemical Engineering

Hometown: Destrehan

Carl Whitlock

University of Louisiana Monroe

Major: Risk Management

Hometown: West Monroe

Ernest C. Wyatt

University of Louisiana Monroe

Major: Secondary Education

Hometown: Monroe

Rabruntae Rachal

University of New Orleans

Major: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Hometown: Shreveport

Robert Hill

University of New Orleans

Major: Art History

Hometown: New Orleans

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