The University of Central Florida just crowned its first Black Homecoming King and Queen duo!
Kevin Louidor, a junior studying Health Service Administration and a brother of Kappa Alpha Psi became the first Black Homecoming King at the Univeristy in 30 years and Sabrina Jérôme, a senior studying Region and Cultural Studies/Political Sciences. Both students are Haitian-American.
According to its website, the school is the largest university in the United States by undergraduate enrollment, as well as the largest by total enrollment. Having two Black students win the Homecoming King and Queen positions is a VERY big deal for the school, nation,Black people, Haitian-Americans, Kappas and Floridians to be proud about.
Kevin posted this the following post to Instagram after winning,
First I would like to thank God for blessing me with the opportunity of being on homecoming court to the best university in the country! I am extremely humbled to be crowned 2016 homecoming king. I appreciate all the support I got from friends and family because with out y'all none of this would even be possible! I want to inspire everyone no matter how big your dreams may seem your ARE Capable of reaching them. Thank you again everyone for coming together as a community to make this dream a reality. This crown is for YOU ALL!
Sabrina posted the following after winning:
Last night history was made as Kevin Louidor and I were crowned the first ever Black Homecoming King & Queen pair at the University of Central Florida. Thank you everyone who supported and promoted enough to realize this moment. My heart is full with love and appreciation for this community. Club Kreyòl, it has been an honor to represent you and I hope the ancestors are smiling down on us. UCF, I love you. We all won. Two Black, Haïtian-American scholars have been crowned. God is good. #UCFHC #UCF
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