Get to Know: Jonathan Adewumi '86, Co-Chair, Metro NYC Regional Alumni Network

Jonathan Adewumi

Meet Metro NYC Regional Alumni Network Co-Chair Jonathan Adewumi '86

Name: Jonathan Adewumi 

Current city, state: Brooklyn, NY

Current job title: Homeland Travels and Tours, President: Amarachi Restaurant Partner 

Graduation year: 1986

Major: Computer science with a minor in business administration 

Favorite class at UC: African History 

Favorite person at UC: Former Dean of Student Activities Dick Frank

Favorite UC memory: Handball games at the gym

Song that reminds you of your UC days: “Heartbeat”

First job out of college: Ziff Davis Publishing/PC Week 

Most valuable lesson you learned at UC: Teamwork

Best tip for young alumni starting their careers: It’s a long journey, so be confident and stick to it.

Tell me a bit about your family: I have an amazing family dedicated to uplifting the community: Elizabeth Body-Lawson of Body-Lawson Associates; Chief Joyce Adewumi, Artist, Filmmaker, Community Activist; Sam Adewumi, Head Coach, Brooklyn Tech HS Football;  Joseph 'Bubby' Adewumi, President Amarachi Restaurant 

What are you most looking to gain from your membership in the Metro NYC Regional Alumni Network? To reconnect with other alums and develop programs that bring alumni and students closer together. 


Learn more about UC's Regional Alumni Networks and register for events here

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