Quishun Jenkins, Mr. N.C. A&T State University

Picture of Mr. A&T, Quishun JenkinsQuishun D. Jenkins is a native of Rocky Mount, NC. He is the son of Tanisha Draughn and Quentin Jenkins, who is the eldest of ten siblings! Quishun is a Senior pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

Since his youth, Quishun has endlessly given himself to serving the lives of others. Quishun has been a leader in his local community prior to becoming Mister North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University for the 2017-2018 academic school year. Quishun was recognized by his city mayor in May of 2011, for his leadership endeavors to make his community better through various acts of civic engagement. Quishun has managed to become a voice of influence through his mentorship and ability to help the male population. Quishun serves as a youth and young adult leader at Calvary Covenant Fellowship.

While enrolled at North Carolina A & T State University, Quishun served his sophomore year as a Resident Assistant for Housing & Residence Life.  As an RA, Quishun contributed his ideas on different committees to innovate and enhance the training and overall experience of each RA to come. Quishun served his junior year as Mister Junior, for the 2016-2017 academic school year.  As a member of the Student Government Association, Quishun devoted himself to give it his all or nothing in everything that he did. Quishun’s motto that he has adopted from one of his favorite motivational speakers, Eric Thomas is: “When you want to succeed as bad as you want to breathe, then you’ll be successful.”

Quishun’s journey to become Mister A&T has been filled with its share of trials and triumphs. His platform is something he truly lives by as he challenges the campus to always “Raise the Standard: A Cut Above." Quishun has consistently made the Dean’s List since his initial semester of college. Quishun has aspirations one day of becoming a Chancellor of a top-tier institution.