Tevin Ali
Pronouns
He/Him
Year
2021
Chapter
Position
Motivational Speaker & Community Engagement Specialist, Talk With Tevin LLC & Gift of Life - Marrow Registry
Tevin Ali wakes up every day with the mission to empower others through their adversity, barriers, and self-doubt in life, which he does as a Motivational Speaker in the Higher Education & STEM space through his organization Talk With Tevin LLC. That mission arose from his struggles growing up as a low-income minority and as a first-generation college student. Since overcoming those challenges, Tevin has served as a shining diamond of inspiration to the community earning his master’s degree in biotechnology enterprise & entrepreneurship from The Johns Hopkins University and his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Florida Atlantic University. He was named an inaugural national recipient of the Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream $20,000 Scholarship for graduate students, and was also named the State of Florida Student of the Year by the Florida Association of Colleges and Employers (FloridaACE). Moreover, Tevin has been featured in national media such as The New York Times, The Johns Hopkins News, and The US News & World Report Magazine for his leadership and commitment towards empowering others. To date, as an empowering speaker, Tevin has touched the lives of thousands of students and professionals alike in their journeys. In addition to serving as a motivational speaker, Tevin also currently serves as a Community Engagement Specialist at the Gift of Life Marrow Registry headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida, working to give those battling blood cancers a second chance at life. Tevin aspires to become an international speaker, author, communications consultant, and run for office in the future. In his spare time, you can find Tevin watching anime shows, laughing with friends and family, writing, and prepping for speeches.