Darius Robinson is a Ph.D. student in the Higher Education program at Florida State University. His research focus is on the impact of leadership on students of color, with an emphasis on black male leadership. Originally from Binghamton, NY, he received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University, with academic focuses in educational studies and writing & rhetoric. Before attending graduate school, Darius worked for City Year Los Angeles, working as a mentor, tutor, and role model for kids in the Watts neighborhood. He also worked for the Episcopal Service Corps, rebuilding homes on Staten Island after Hurricane Sandy. After working with these organizations, Darius received his master’s degree in college student affairs at Rutgers University – New Brunswick. Prior to coming to FSU, he worked full-time at the University of Nevada, Reno. There, he worked with residential hall student government, large scale programming, and community development. In his regular life, Darius is a fan of nature, Internet TV, video games and relaxing with friends and family.