The African American Male Scholars (AAMS) Initiative will be hosting a signature panel and keynote presentation, featuring Hill Harper. The panel will be composed of professionials and speak to the role of black men in higher education. A panel discussion with AAMS mentors and students will begin the night discussing the role of black men in higher education. After the panel, Hill Harper will speak on "Manifest Your Destiny" and outline the tenets of his acclaimed series of empowering books. Giving practical guidance to young African Americans, he shares his personal story, and in particular, why education is the ultimate stepping stone to success.