Joseph Agboola and Kindall “Sunshine” Johnson was announced Mr. and Miss FAMU-Elect Thursday night around 10:30 p.m.
Agboola and Johnson, along with Brittany Clark-Electoral Commissioner-elect received the most votes for the entire spring election.
“I want to thank the campus for their prayers, kind words and positive energy that kept me lifted throughout the campaign,” said Kindall “Sunshine” Johnson, after running to the eternal flame to pray with her campaign team, thanking God for her win.
Although campaigning was not easy, Johnson said she feels humbled, grateful and ready to work.
Supporters of Sunshine were overjoyed by the results.
Michael Jefferson, 19, a freshman Chemical engineering student from Indiana Indianapolis said, “This campaign was an amazing experience, I grew as a person, student and as a leader.” Jefferson said that he learned that through integrity, love and grace you can accomplish any goal because God will be behind you. Jefferson served as Johnson’s assistant campaign manager.
Gallop Franklin and Breyon Love were announced the student body president and vice president –elect. “I am extremely excited and thankful that the student body understood and recognized the vision Breyon and I have. I didn’t plan on running for re-election but I feel grateful that the students support the vision me and Breyon have for the FAMU community, “said President Franklin.
Franklin said on March 4th Rally in Tally will take place, student lobbying to state legislators about policies affecting Florida students. This event is during Florida Student Association’s day at the capital.
Franklin isn’t the only leader who has plans already approaching.
Monique Wilkes, 21, third year business administration student from Jacksonville, Fl was elected senior attendant.
“I plan to have a social before the end of the semester to show the senior class my appreciation,” said Wilkes.
Wilkes said she can’t describe how she felt when she found out she won. “It’s a feeling I’ve waited for, for such a long time.”
There were several campaigns facing the run-offs.
Shirelle Clark was elected junior attendant, Quintin Lowe was elected King of Orange and Green, and Kierra Holiday was elected Queen of Orange and Green.
Holiday, 21, is a transfer Criminal Justice student from Upper Marlboro Maryland. She was shocked when she heard the results. “The first thing I want to do is continue to work with Athletic Affairs and push student morale at athletic events,” said Holiday. She also plans to work with the safe team to increase student safety.
All spring elections are officially closed. Every position has finally been filled.