Bio

Allow me to reintroduce myself…with quick facts.

Basics

  • Me: Cedric Brown
  • Born: Naples, Italy to U.S. Navy veteran’s
  • Where I’ve lived: Florida, Hawaii, Nevada, Michigan, Virginia, Mississippi, and Georgia
  • Hometown: Detroit
  • High School: John J. Pershing, 2007
  • Undergrad: Northwood University, Marketing & Management, Cum Laude, 2011
  • Grad School: S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University, Public Relations, 2016 (hopefully)

Favorites

  • Color: Most shades of blue – I also like black, gold, silver and white
  • Music: Rap and hip-hop – great for inspiring my writing
  • All-time artist: Stevie Wonder – I performed as him in my high school chorus concert
  • Current artist: Kendrick Lamar – does this need an explanation?
  • Food: Italian – particularly pizza and pastas

Professional

  • Myers-Briggs Personality Type: INFP
  • My Life’s First “Aha!” Moment: Getting involved in a male mentoring group, Brothers In Transition, in high school
  • First Client Placement: Mentoring Youth Network and their first Project: Warm Detroit event in 2012
  • Media Outlets I’ve Placed Stories In: Detroit Free Press, Detroit News, Huffington Post, MLive, CBS 62 Detroit, WDIV Channel 4 (NBC affiliate), and WXYZ Channel 7 (ABC affiliate) – just to name a few
  • Number of Times Published: 2 – one opinion editorial in the Detroit News, the other a white paper for the National Black Public Relations Society
  • Previous Outlets Blogged For: 3

 

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