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 the next generation of leaders with diverse backgrounds and expertise. They are innovators and entrepreneurial thinkers, all with a passion for Detroit. Read their stories below.

  • Andrea Daldin
    Host CompanyDetroit Horse Power
  • Asiyah Williamson
    Host CompanyDowntown Boxing Gym Youth Program
  • Chelsie Thompson
    Host CompanyGeneral Motors
  • Dorothy Smith
    Host CompanyTeenHype
  • Emi Mitsusada-Boylan
    Host CompanyClark Hill
  • Erica Murray
    Host CompanyFocus Hope
  • Francisco Ramirez-Rueda
    Host CompanyMichigan Hispanic Collaborative
  • Hannah Hardesty
    Host CompanyOneMagnify
  • Hannah Morris
    Host CompanyATCO Industries
  • Jackquelyn Garrett
    Host CompanyDetroit Drives Degrees
  • Jeffery Houghton
    Host CompanyArts & Scraps
  • Jocelyn Moss
    Host CompanyGrandmont Rosedale Development Corporation
  • Madeline Miller
    Host CompanyDTE Energy
  • Nick Lemonious
    Host CompanyAuto Club Group
  • Paige O’Riordan
    Host CompanyClark Hill
  • Rieanna Stewart
    Host CompanyDetroit Experience Factory
  • Sabrina Fergerson
    Host CompanyDTE Energy
  • Sydney Thomas
    Host CompanyDTE Energy
  • Triniti Watson
    Host CompanyDTE Energy
  • Vanessa Vela
    Host CompanyBrilliant Detroit
  • Vishnu Venugopal
    Host CompanyTotal Solutions Group

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