Current Fellows

Current Fellows

Our Fellows join us from our own backyard and across the country, coming together to live, work, play, give and lead in Detroit for one year. These individuals are leaders and doers who are innovative, community-minded and have a passion for Detroit. With diverse backgrounds and expertise, they come together to give intellectually and support local nonprofits in moving their missions forward. Read their stories below.

  • Andreia Inges
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Ayona Grace Hudson
    Host CompanyWayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
  • Bella Fernandez
    Host CompanyClark Hill
  • Bre McKamie
    Host CompanyMetro Detroit Black Business Alliance
  • Cait Bilkovsky
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Carolyn Gonzalez-Bright
    Host CompanyDetroit at Work
  • Cheng Zhang
    Host CompanyOneMagnify
  • Dennis White
    Host CompanyLive6 Alliance
  • Erika Law
    Host CompanyBrooks Kushman
  • Gary Hopkins
    Host CompanyCenter for Success
  • Henry Zhou
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Jane Sun
    Host CompanyTotal Solutions Group
  • Jessenia Cranfill
    Host CompanyCity Year
  • Jolie Habashy
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Jordan Ford
    Host CompanyGive Merit
  • Justina Jeffers
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Kameron Bloye
    Host CompanyRegional Transit Authority
  • Keke Jordan
    Host CompanyBrilliant Detroit
  • Kellen Harding
    Host CompanyMosher Dolan
  • Kim Swinehart
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Madeline Darbyshire
    Host CompanyWaitTime
  • Malik Gibbs-Ochoa
    Host CompanyTeenHype
  • Mary Zoran
    Host CompanyTeenHype
  • Natalie Nicholas
    Host CompanyOPSIDIA
  • Raquel Santos
    Host CompanyMosher Dolan
  • Sumer Hazime
    Host CompanyQuinn Evans Architects
  • Tasha Johnson
    Host CompanyRiver Rouge School District
  • Tori Silvester
    Host CompanyDetroit Land Bank Authority
  • Von Ellis
    Host CompanyYouth Development Resource Center

Senior Fellows

Senior Fellows are program alumni who went above and beyond in their program year. These individuals have been invited to return to Challenge Detroit in a fellow leadership capacity coordinating the efforts of the current fellowship class while also acting as peer mentors.

  • Brandi Keeler
    Senior Fellow - Interview Trip Lead Ambassador
  • Elizabeth Grabowski
    Senior Fellow - Design Coordinator
  • Ezekiel Harris
    Senior Fellow - Challenge Coordinator
  • Kenneth Andejeski
    Senior Fellow - Challenge Coordinator

Learn about our Alumni Fellows here.

The 2023-2024 program year has been made possible with support from HUNTINGTON BANK.