Here is a chance to hear personal family stories of the legendary B.B. King as Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Personal Achievement Through Help (PATH) program will be presenting its first PATH MAKER speaker on Friday, November 9 at 6:30PM in Eagle Hall.

According to a press release, the program will feature keynote speaker Leonard King, grandson of legendary guitarist B.B. King, discussing his personal experiences and accomplishments from throughout his life.

The PATH Program is a mentorship program for African-American males and is designed to encourage and support students through guidance and engagement to enhance academic and personal success. Program benefits include:

  • Annual scholarship worth $1,000
  • Intensive mentorship
  • Career development and networking education
  • Financial literacy skills training
  • Leadership and communication development

For more information on the PATH program, including how to become a PATH Mentor, contact Doneyne Smith at

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