There are many people (male and female) doing amazing things in Chicago. Sometimes these people go unnoticed and even unappreciated.
Chicago is indeed a grind city, it's not the called the city that works for no reason. There's no ceremony or passing of the torch in Chicago. You have to be determined, focused, and self made in order to make it in the Windy City.
Chicago will either brake you or make you. There's really no in between. Chicago is extremely competitive and everyone is battling for the top spot. Don't get me wrong, it's a good, healthy battle because it produces a certain type of man or woman for the task at hand.
Yet there remains an upper echelon in Chicago and especially Black Chicago. This group of people are beyond the "Talented Tenth". They are the "Guiding Hundredth" and they come from all walks of life. Among these distinguished people is a brother named Jeffery Beckham Jr. Brother Beckham fits the description of the aforementioned.
He's a mentor to at-risk youth/young adults. Jeff is also a digital marketing guru, founder of Black Box Creative, and a motivational speaker on entrepreneurship and leadership. Mr. Beckham has received numerous professional, civic and community awards including the prestigious Under 40 Game Changers award.
"...In fact, me and Jeff did an internet show together back in 2014. Title of the show was "Brothers Speak". The host was Cheresa LaFrances Purnell. Brother Jeff did an amazing job. We had a great time on the show!"
It was after doing the show I knew Jefferey Beckham was a force to be reckoned with. I admired his intellect and critical thinking skills. Needless to say we killed the show...in a good way.
Jeff has been featured on various radio shows and news outlets. He's a well sought after voice on a range of issues and is frequently on panels or giving lectures.
I call Jeffrey Beckham "Chicago's Coolest Kappa" because he truly represents achievement in every field of human endeavor. Actually, Kappa Alpha Psi should be proud to have him as a member.
Keep up the amazing work Jeff!
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Truly a great asset to Chicago!