Congratulations to Chental Song Bembry, a college student at Hampton University and member of Usher’s New Look’s Moguls in Training Program on her new journalism internship at ABC 2 Baltimore! Oprah Winfrey became a Baltimore news anchor at age 22, and it’s clear Chental is following right in her footsteps! Way to go! At such a young […]

1. Why did you decide to join Usher’s New Look? What are your career goals and how do you plan to achieve them? I chose to join UNL to be involved with other individuals like myself. I used to believe I was “weird”, but after joining UNL I viewed my skills and hobbies in a […]

by Usher’s New Look Mogul in Training & Marketing Intern, Sierra Porter Hi, guys! My name is Sierra Porter. I am a Mogul In Training and an Usher’s New Look Intern. Before going off to college, I struggled to find quick and easy scholarships that didn’t make me want to pull my hair out. So […]

The Women Entrepreneurship Initiative (WEI) in Atlanta “intersects women entrepreneurs with opportunities to create, invigorate, and sustain business success.” As a new initiative and project coming out of the new Usher’s New Look Spark Center, the company is now working with three young women entrepreneurs from our Moguls in Training Program. Georgia State college student, Jasmine […]

Mary-Pat Hector joined Usher’s New Look at age 13, and launched her first Powered by Service project with us. Today, she is a member of our college Moguls in Training program, and running for City Council. Read the CNN Feature below! http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/12/politics/mary-pat-hector-georgia/  By Ryan Prior, February 12, 2017 Atlanta (CNN) – A 19-year-old Georgia woman has […]

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Usher’s New Look Leadership Academy students and Moguls-in-Training (high school and college) in Atlanta, Milwaukee, Detroit and New York hosted events and conducted service. Check out what each city did below! ATLANTA Atlanta Academy students went to see the blockbuster movie, ‘Hidden Figures’, which tells the incredible untold […]

In August of 2016, Malik Manmoham, a student of the New Look New York Chapter since 7th grade, started his first semester at Florida A&M University. The first in his family to go to college, his parents, both immigrants, were extremely proud. However, due to financial circumstances they couldn’t be with him to embark on this […]

Taliyah, a New Look Atlanta Mogul in Training (our college program) and student at Georgia State, is pursuing her spark as a writer. Recently, she published her first book on WattPad called The Choice Is Yours! Hear her explain the storyline below and click here to read it easily on your computer, tablet or phone! […]

This week, we’re kicking off #MogulMonday! Each Monday, you’ll get the chance to learn more about the college students of our Moguls in Training program. Most of these students, who attend colleges across the country, have matriculated into the Moguls in Training program after being members of our high school Leadership Academies in Atlanta, Milwaukee, Detroit and New York. However, […]

By Sequoia Mitchell Sequoia joined the UNL Detroit Leadership Academy in 2011. Today, she is a Mogul in Training and a rising  junior at Wayne State University. HOLA! I have spent my last night in the Dominican Republic, it has been life changing. Our last day started with a two hour drive to Santiago, Dominican Republic. […]

By Myles Harlan Myles Harlan joined New Look Detroit when he was in 9th grade. Today he is a rising senior at Vanderbilt University. He is currently working an internship with Ford in Detroit, the sponsor of our Dominican Republic Powered by Service trip.   Today I feel empowered, blessed, cultured, wiser, and more in tune […]

Davis Turner joined UNL’s Moguls in Training college program in 2015. He is a rising junior at Washington and Lee University and was selected to attend the trip based on his outstanding academic accomplishments around the subject of the Dominican Republic. Intro: Before sunrise and the scuttle of the morning, the UNL and Haiti Ford […]

By Elizabeth Williams UNL Detroit Mogul in Training, Rising Senior at Grand Valley State University Elizabeth Williams is is co-founder of a nonprofit called Books IV Bonding, which she started with her sister and the support of UNL and her mentor, Usher. The nonprofit provides books for schools in Kenya and inner-city Detroit, with the […]

By Kayla Rhoden Kayla Rhoden joined New Look Atlanta Leadership Academy as a freshman in high school. This year, she matriculated into our Moguls in Training program as a college freshman attending Syracuse University. She is the proud recipient of a 4-year Posse Foundation Scholarship. Greetings from the Dominican Republic! Today was our first full day in the beautiful […]

“People come to people, not programs,” says James Harris, Chief Ambassador of Youth at Usher’s New Look. He’s talking about FedEx, a sponsor he helped connect the organization with two years ago. Harris met FedEx at the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship Conference in Los Angeles in 2014. The theme of the conference was adaptable […]

Beating the Odds! Each year, thousands of students graduate high school and enroll in college. This reality is different for many minority and low-income students. Just 9 percent of students from the lowest income quartile graduate with a bachelor’s degree by age 24, compared to 77 percent for the top income quartile, according to the […]

Thanks to our partner Ford and the Ford Motor Company Fund, UNL Detroit students and staff were able to attend the 18th Annual Ford Freedom Award, ‘Men of Courage’ event. It was powerful and inspiring for all who attended. Read the blog below to hear about the experience from the eyes UNL Mogul in Training, Myles Harlan, a […]

There is no one quite like UNL Mogul in Training, Myles Harlan. When he joined the New Look Detroit Leadership Academy in 9th grade, he was shy and got teased about his “SPARK” for playing the oboe. Being a member of Usher’s New Look made him comfortable with it by giving him a group of supportive peers and opportunities to perform. […]

This week, we’re giving you the chance to support specific UNL students’ dreams! Meet Angellic Ross, a Senior in College at Northwestern University and a member of our Moguls in Training Program. She joined the UNL Milwaukee Leadership Academy as a high school student, and since then has matriculated through the program, earning opportunities to travel with UNL […]

Attention college students! Would you like your school to host a discussion with TIDAL and Usher about Chains parts 1 & 2 and their message? It’s super simple to enter! Just share the link to the new chains video (www.tidal.com) with ‪#‎TIDALXChains on Twitter to nominate your college or university. Get all the rules here! […]