Anthony E. Ray


Anthony is a social entrepreneur and servant leader that specializes in transforming broken and under-performing teams, departments and organizations. A staunch advocate of our nations HBCUs, he is the creator, producer, and host of The HBCU Nation Radio Show, and the Founder and Chief Evangelist of two non-profit initiatives; The HBCU Nation and The HBCU Project. In April of 2013, he had the privilege and honor of being a sponsor of the Inaugural HBCU Story Symposium hosted by its Founder, Dr. Crystal deGregory in Nashville, TN and served as a Legacy sponsor for the 2nd Annual HBCU Story Symposium held in October 2014 in Washington, DC. As an aspiring HBCU administrator, In November of 2014, He was selected to participate in the "On The Road To The Presidency," Executive Leadership Summit, hosted by Dr William R. Harvey, President of Hampton University. A 1977 graduate of Elizabeth City State University with a degree in Geology, he is a Lifetime member of The ECSU National Alumni Association, and a Lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, Eastern Province. Anthony holds a Master’s in Christian Apologetics from Cincinnati Christian University, and is the author of How I Found God in My Aunt's Backyard. As a social entrepreneur, plans are in place, to license The HBCU Nation Are You In brand, with a major apparel manufacturer based in Haiti. This initiative would help rebuild the Haitian garment industry that suffered great losses as a result of the devastating earthquake that rocked that country in January 2010. Image that, The HBCU Nation Are You In, licensed apparel Made in Haiti, retailed in America to establish an Endowment Fund for our nations financially strapped HBCUs !

  • Education
    • Elizabeth City State University
    • Cincinnati Christian University