Fonzworth Bentley visits LSU, April 16
Derek “Fonzworth Bentley” Watkins, a philanthropist, actor and producer who was named GQ magazine’s “First Gentleman of Hip Hop.” will keynote LSU’s second First Impression event,Thursday, April 16, 6:30pm, at The Club at Union Square.
First Impressions is hosted by LSU’s College of Engineering Diversity Programs and the Black Male Leadership Initiative. The event presents business and casual styles for young men who are traditionally underrepresented in STEM fields.
“We know nationally that there is a shortage of African-American professionals in the STEM fields,” said Vincent Harris, LSU BMLI graduate coordinator.”This event will benefit Black LSU males by providing a venue that demonstrates the value of a strong first impression when interacting in the professional world.”