Leah Johnson is an arising junior and is last year’s recipient of the Black Alumni of SMU Scholarship. She is working toward her B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Spanish. She serves as a mentor for the Mustang Academic Bridge Program, a member of Pulse, the Association of Black Students and Alternative Breaks. She works as a Public Relations intern at the African American Museum and at the Dedman Center for Lifetime Sports. She is originallyfrom Little Elm, Texas.

The Black Alumni of SMU Scholarship provides financial support to a very deserving student. With tuition on the rise, there is critical need for assistance. Please help us raise our goal of $10,000 to provide a fellow Mustang with the best gift of all, a quality education. Watch last year’s recipient Leah Johnson read her winning essay and learn more about how your donation makes a difference!

Watch the video here!