Hercules Scholars

Each week, the Tom Joyner Foundation will announce a student from JCSU who will be the recipient of the Hercules Scholarship. 

The Hercules Scholarship is named after Joyner’s father, the late Hercules Joyner, who was a strong supporter of higher education. To be a candidate for the scholarship, students must be male, attend a Foundation “School of the Month”, have a grade point average of at least 3.5, and be a campus leader involved in the community with a career goal toward making a difference in the quality of life for his race. The scholars each receive a scholarship grant of $1,500 that is paid directly to their school to help offset their college expenses.

Week 1 - Austin Jacques

Austin Jacques is a sophomore student-athlete and scholar at Johnson C. Smith University who is majoring in music performance.

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Week 2 - Israel Spencer

Israel Devon Spencer of Long Island, N.Y., is a sophomore at Johnson C. Smith University majoring in business management.

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Week 3 - Aaron Beitia

Aaron Beitia is a junior at Johnson C. Smith University majoring in the visual and performing arts with a concentration in graphic design. 


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Week 4 - Kwamaine Lane

Kwamaine James Lane is a junior majoring in information systems engineering.

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