Another FIRST for the brothers of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc.!
David Echeverria a member of Alpha Phi Alpha was just crowned Homecoming King at the University of Louisville, making him the first Latino to wear the crown in the history of the university.
Echeverria is a Spring 2019 initiate of the Alpha Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha and currently serves as the president of the chapter. In addition to being active as an Alpha on campus he has also served as the President of the Latinx Student Union and President of the MLK Scholars program in his time at UofL.
Echeverria takes the crown alongside Homecoming Queen, Ugonna Okorie, who is the Student Body President.
“To be named Homecoming King at a PWI with over 20,000 students, and to be the first ever Latino to be named Homecoming King at UofL is something that I’ll remember for a lifetime,” he wrote in a post published to Instagram.
In a great turn of events, his fellow frat brother, the 2017 homecoming king, was able to be there to pass the torch to Echeverría as the 2021 Homecoming King.
According to the Alpha Pi Chapter, for the last six years in a row, members of their chapter have been named in the Top 5 Homecoming candidates, with winners in 2016, 2017, and now 2021.