Facelist Awards 5 years of celebrating Pan-African excellence

2015 Young African Committed to Excellence

Brandon Hill

Pan-African Education, Empowerment, and Elevation

Brandon Hill is a budding public servant, educator, adventurer, entrepreneur, and filmmaker. At 21, Brandon set sail with Semester at Sea in spring 2012 during his gap year, enabling him to travel to over 12 countries around the world.

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A former White House intern and a current sophomore at Stanford University, Brandon dreams of a empowering communities across the globe through education, public policy, and the magic of sharing stories.

Brandon is also the Co-founder of Enza Academy, a youth leadership and entrepreneurship incubator in urban communities. Using a culturally-relevant and project-based curriculum, EA is equipping underrepresented students with the tools of design-thinking, coding, and entrepreneurship to empower themselves and their communities through innovation. It’s pipeline teaches children to discover a community problem, design a solution, and develop a plan of action.