The only people that we cannot reach are those we refuse to touch.
Finding his Voice
Hasan Davis is a performer, youth advocate and motivator. After an early history of social and academic challenges, including learning disabilities, pre-teen arrest and expulsion from alternative school and college, Hasan found the courage to change. Starting with a change in his attitude and opinions of personal worth, Hasan petitioned for re-admission to the College that expelled him twice. The year Hasan finally graduated from Berea College he was elected president of the student body, voted Homecoming King and received the Navy V-12 award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to campus life and interracial kinship. From Berea, hasan went on to graduate from law school.
Personal Accomplishments and Honors:
G.E.D. Georgia Department of Education 1985
Distinguished Soldier Award, US Army 1987
Primary Leadership Development Course (PLDC), US Army 1989
Student Body President, Berea College, 1991
Navy V-12 Award, Berea College 1992
B.A. Oral communications Berea College 1992
Edith Schwabb Law Scholarship 1992
First year Class President, UK Law School 1992
National Student Representitive, Delta Theta Phi International Law Fraternity 1994
Juvenile Justice Award, Kentucky Council on Crime and Deliquency. 2000
Next Generation Leadership Fellow, Rockefeller foundation 2001
Vice-Chair, Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice 2004
Outstanding Young Alumni Award, Berea College 2006
Sharing his Vision
Since earning his law degree, Hasan continues to pursue professional and personal milestones well beyond the expectations of the throw-away boy he almost became. Having worked in all areas of youth development from Alternative school educator to Youth Violence Prevention specialist to Vice-chair of the federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice Hasan continues to allow his experience to inform his work.
Today, Hasan applies his intimate knowledge and expertise as an active speaker, trainer and advocate for justice, education, and diversity initiatives on the local, state and national levels where he continues to encourage building living and learning communities where all people have the opportunity to succeed.