My name is Adia Foster and I have the honor to serve as this year's AU NSBE President. I am a Junior in Software Engineering from Montgomery, Alabama.
Fun Fact: My dad served a term as AU NSBE President during his time at Auburn, too.
My name is Brittany Ransom. I am currently a Junior pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Minor in Environmental Design. I am very excited and honored to be your Vice President this year!
Fun Fact: I only graduated with 7 people and my whole high school was comprised of 30 people.
Jaylin Hubbert is a Junior from Birmingham, AL majoring in Chemical Engineering here at Auburn University. Along with NSBE, Jaylin also serves as an Ambassador for the Alabama Power Academic Excellence Program. As the Secretary of the National Society of Black Engineers, she plans to provide the general body as well as alumni with any and all updates on the Auburn Chapter.
Fun Fact: Jaylin plays the trombone in the Auburn University Marching Band and she loves game day on the Plains.
Bryce Ellis is from Huntsville, Alabama in which he graduated from Sparkman High School in the class of 2019. Currently, Bryce serves as the Treasurer of the prestigious Auburn Chapter National Society of Black Engineers. At Auburn University, he studies Software Engineering and is upon his sophomore year in his academic career. In the past Bryce has served as the President of the Xi Omicron Omega Psi Phi Sons of Royalty Mentoring Program. Within this program, he aided in community development, professional development, and becoming a helpful pillar in his community. He is currently pursuing the field of Cybersecurity and is trying to solidify his foundation in ethical hacking. In summary, Bryce Ellis has a passion to contribute to things bigger than himself and be a steward to his community.
Fun Fact: Bryce Ellis is listed in “The Best Basketball Players of AAU” record book along with many professional basketball players today.
I am a senior in Computer Science. I'm from Houston, TX so I have a lot of Texan pride. Whenever I have free time I like to modify my car, as well as film and edit videos for my car vlog.
Fun Fact: I sometimes write poetry.
Kaliyah is from Gadsden, Alabama. She is pursuing a degree in Computer Science in hopes of becoming a game developer. Kaliyah likes to spend time listening to music, drawing, and practicing her makeup. She hopes to one day travel to Scotland!
Fun fact: I played flute for 6 years.
I’m a Sophomore pursuing a dual degree in Computer Engineering and German. I am dedicated to help AUNSBE earn money for it's events by reaching out to Alumni, donors and companies, as well as looking into other avenues of revenue!
Fun fact: I’ve been playing trumpet for 8 years!
Academic Excellence Chair
Langston is a 5th year Ph.D student from Atlanta, Ga studying Aerospace Engineering. Langston played football at Lenoir-Rhyne Unversity while pursuing his Mathematics degree. He graduated in 2015 and received the "2015 Best Mathematician Award" at Lenoir-Rhyne University. In 2015, Langston began studying Aerospace Engineering at Auburn University. Two years later, he was presented the Abe Zarem Award, which recognizes distinguished achievement in Astronautics. In 2019, he received the "Graduate Student of the Year Award" from the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Langston enjoys teaching math and engineering sciences to students as well playing football, soccer, and baseball. He is looking forward to help bringing a NSBE Jr. chapter to Auburn, improve AUNSBE member's overall GPA, and getting more students involved in academics and research.
JESSICA DE MELO
My name is Jessica Marina Pina Carvalho De Melo, I am a senior in Industrial and Systems Engineering. I am passionate about statistics and supply chain. Other than engineering, one of my biggest passion is to help children and women in need, specially in underdeveloped countries. I have a charity project in Guinea-Bissau that helps women and children in need and I’m currently working with other associations to help increase the number of African women in STEM fields.
Fun Fact: I can speak five languages.
Conference Planning Chair
Josh Jenkins is currently a sophomore in wireless engineering (software option) in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. While he was born and raised in Warner Robins, Georgia, Josh says Auburn is his home. His parents met at auburn and since arriving on the Plains, Josh has been determined to make Auburn his own by being involved. He volunteers at many events on campus and is an active member in BSU, NSBE, and the Academic Excellence Program as an Ambassador. In his free time, he enjoys gaming, binge watching tv, listening to music, and watching his favorite sports teams.
Fun Fact: Josh loves to cook.
"War Eagle! My name is Deon wise and I am proud to be a senator representing AU NSBE. I am from Enterprise Alabama and currently I am a Sophomore studying aerospace engineering. I like to travel, exercise, and meet new people. So if you ever see me out and about don't be shy to say hey."
Fun Fact: I have been to 7 different countries.
Mya is a Junior in Chemical Engineering from Montgomery, AL. Her goal as membership chair is to get the word out about NSBE to more prospective students.
Fun Fact: Mya had a bunch of pets at one time, it was like a miniature zoo.
Meet Our E-Board
The Mission Statement of NSBE is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
The 2019-2020 E-Board members committed to excellence. We want to make AU NSBE the very best it can be. We committed to holding each other accountable. Two areas in which we want to hold each other accountable are: setting the best example for our general members and being present and giving AU NSBE our all.