While attending Michigan State University, I didn't see many people that shared the same identity as me. Valuing representation and inclusion, I wanted to solve my own problem. Bridging together my love for Fashion and Education, I created this clothing brand, Black Educated. The purpose of this brand is to empower our supporters by creating a sense of identity through our products. We also aim to educate and connect our Black community together so that we may build a better tomorrow for the next generation.
Life After MSU:
I am currently apart of a selective 2-year entrepreneurship fellowship, Venture For America. Within my role I run a startup incubator and help students, from undergraduates to postdocs, validate their startup, small business or non-profits ideas. After completing my fellowship, I will continue my education to earn my MBA and work on Black Educated full-time - along with fulfilling my role as a venture capitalist.
D'Mario Northington, Founder of BE
2017 WCCCD Graduate
2020 MSU Graduate