Kenneth Brown

Kenneth Brown Jr, a North Carolina native, leads Elon University's first-generation initiative at the Center for Access and Success. Graduating with a degree in Human Service Studies in 2019, his passion for vibrant communities drove him to intern at the Elon Downtown Development office and support placemaking organizations like the Southeast Raleigh Promise and Southeast Raleigh YMCA during his fellowship at the A.J. Fletcher Foundation in Raleigh. As a member of the Downtown Elon advisory board, he's dedicated to fostering thriving downtowns where businesses, citizens, and visitors flourish.