For Immediate Release
January 11, 2024
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Daniela Jean | Commissioner
City of North Miami Beach
(305) 948-2986

(BPRW) FIU MLK Alumni Hall of Fame Announces Inductee: Daniela Jean

(Black PR Wire) Miami, FL - The Florida International University (FIU) Alumni Association, in partnership with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Celebration Committee, proudly announces the induction of Daniela Jean into the prestigious MLK Alumni Hall of Fame. This recognition celebrates FIU alumni who have demonstrated exceptional engagement, service, and contributions to the university community, particularly focusing on minority advancement.

Daniela Jean's nomination stood out for her outstanding professional achievements and significant impact on diverse environments, leading to unanimous approval by the MLK Commemorative Celebration Committee and subsequent approval by University President Dr. Kenneth Jessell. This esteemed recognition marks Daniela Jean as the seventh recipient of the MLK Alumni Hall of Fame.

In addition to her notable achievements, Commissioner Daniela Jean has spearheaded the installation of a life-size MLK statue in the City of North Miami Beach, annual MLK themed contests for city youth and internship opportunities for FIU Students.

The induction ceremony will take place during the 33rd Annual MLK Commemorative Breakfast on Friday, January 12, 2024, at 8:00 AM, hosted at the Maidique Modesto campus in the Graham Center Ballrooms. Cornell William Brooks, Harvard Kennedy School professor and former president and CEO of the NAACP, will deliver this year’s Dotson Family Keynote Address.

The 33rd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast is part of a series of events hosted by the university each year to encourage students to participate in community service and thought leadership.

Congratulations to Daniela Jean on this esteemed honor! The FIU community eagerly anticipates her return to campus and looks forward to celebrating this achievement.