Fayetteville State University (FSU) will officially
welcome DaâVinchi, actor from All American Netflix Series on Monday, September
14, 2020, at 8:00 p.m.
Sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs,Â Broncosâ
Mute MondayÂ is a film series that offers perspectives of historical
circumstances, protesting decorum, and the voices of our multigenerational and
multicultural student body; where young people make their voices heard. This
campus-wide event is open toÂ students, faculty,Â and staff as our
community engages in a live chat that focuses on social and racial injustices.
On Monday, September 14th, DaâVinchi willÂ hosts the
evening event as he discussesÂ his personal views about specific historical
incidents that have ultimately impacted our journey towards justice. Dialogue
that evokes oneâs true feelings about issues such as freedom of speech,
combating racial injustices, the etiquette of participating in demonstrationsÂ andÂ ensuring
our voice is heard will beÂ discussed.Â
Dr. Janice Haynie, Vice Chancellor for Student
Affairs,Â initiated the call for programmingÂ that would strengthen
studentsâ civic engagement and social responsibility. As one of the six core
competencies within the Division of Student Affairs;Â one goal is to
encourage critical reflection and appropriately challenge unfair and unjust
behavior to benefit the welfare of society.Â Â
DaâVinchi, born Abraham D. Juste, is a Haitian-American
actor with a cool and magnetic charm. Starting his career in New York City as a
spoken word artist and rapper, he quickly transitioned into the world of
acting. Â Studying the craft under one of his most esteemed mentors, Marc
John Jeffries, DaâVinchi booked Marvelâs Jessica Jones, and
then obtained a recurring role on ABCâs hit show Grown-ish.
DaâVinchi has proven to be a future prominent force in Hollywood playing
alongside Ben Affleck in The Way Back, guest starring in the CWâs
popular sports drama All American and signing to one of the top
agencies in the business, APA, in just under two years. DaâVinchi also has a
passion for philanthropy and plans to use his platform to help the youth find
their purpose and identify their gifts.
Helping other find their
gifts, DaâVinchi brings his passion to life, and continues his philanthropic
endeavors by sharing his multi-faceted talents with students at Fayetteville
State University. Please RSVP in Bronco Advantage for Broncosâ Mute Monday!
About Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville State University is a constituent
institution of The University of North Carolina System and the second-oldest
public institution of higher education in the state, having been founded in
1867. FSU is a historically black university offering degrees at the
baccalaureate, masterâs, and doctoral levels. With more than 6,700 students,
Fayetteville State University is among the most diverse institutions in the
nation. To learn more about Fayetteville State University, visit www.uncfsu.edu.