Anna Clay Adams

Anna Clay Adams


Team Lead, Tech

Anna Clay Adams is a Junior from Albertville, AL majoring in Communication Studies with a minor in Human Development.

Anna Clay serves as a Community Service Chairman for Delta Delta Delta and a Marketing Chairman for Phi Eta Sigma. She is also a member of the Cardinal Key, Lambda Sigma Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, and Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society.

In her free time, Anna Clay like to go see musicals.

Anna Clay’s favorite UP Event is Fright Mania.

Anna Clay’s favorite quote: “Rejoice always!”

Maya Campbell

Maya Campbell


Team Lead, Programming

Maya Campbell is a Junior from Tuscaloosa, AL majoring in Accounting with a minor in Criminal Justice.

Maya is involved in LIFT, Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society, and Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society.

In her free time, Maya likes to read, shop for shoes, and watch Netflix.

Maya’s favorite event is Fright Mania.

Maya’s favorite quote: “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose, we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” – Vince Lombardi

Georgia Coles

Georgia Coles


Tech Team

Georgia Coles is a Junior from Memphis, TN majoring in Creative Media with a minor in Communication Studies.

In her free time, Georgia likes to watch movies, cook, and try out new recipes.

Georgia’s favorite UP Event is Tidechella.

Georgia’s favorite quote: “I never lose sight of the fact that just being is fun.” -Katharine Hepburn

Jakobe Edwards

Jakobe Edwards


Executive Team Lead, Logistics

Jakobe is a Senior from Montgomery, AL majoring in Management Information Systems with a minor in Cyber Security.

Jakobe is involved in Omega Psi Phi, SGA, Greek Programming Board, Collegiate 100, and the 106th Class of Jason’s Men Senior Honorary.

In his free time, Jakobe likes to spend time with friends and family and travel.

Jakobe’s favorite UP Event is Stress Free Daze.

Jakobe’s favorite quote: “The ones that say you can’t and you won’t are probably the ones that are scared that you will.”

Adam Glick

Adam Glick


Executive Team Lead, Programing

Adam Glick is a Senior from Nolensville, TN majoring in Management in Health Care Analytics with a minor in Accounting, Spanish, and Management Communication.

Adam is involved in the Black Warrior Film Festival and Phi Sigma Pi National Honor Fraternity.

In his free time, Adam likes to watch movies, travel, spend time with friends, and play intramural sports.

Adam’s favorite UP Event is Fright Mania.

Adam’s favorite quote: “Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” -Albert Einstein

Catherine Haller

Catherine Haller


Team Lead, Communications

Catherine Haller is a Senior from Baton Rouge, LA majoring in English and Art with a minor in Blount.

In her free time, Catherine likes to draw, make jewelry, go for walks, and cook.

Catherine’s favorite UP Event is Fright Mania.

Catherine’s favorite quote: “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
― Eleanor Roosevelt

Canaan Johnson

Canaan Johnson


Executive Assistant

Canaan Johnson is a Junior from Milford, MA majoring in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Operations Management.

Canaan is involved with University Programs, Intramural Basketball, and being a Peer Mentor.

In his free time, Canaan likes to read and play basketball.

Canaan’s favorite UP Event is Tidechella.

Canaan’s favorite quote: “The adventure of life is to learn. The purpose of life is to grow. The nature of life is to change. The challenge of life is to overcome. The essence of life is to care. The opportunity of life is to serve. The secret of life is to dare. The spice of life is to befriend. The beauty of life is to give.” – William Arthur Ward

Chandler Martin

Chandler Martin


Communications Team

Chandler Martin is a Senior from Hoover, AL, majoring in Advertising with a minor in Computer Technology and Applications.

Chandler is on the Academic Excellence Committee in Phi Mu Sorority.

In her free time, Chandler likes to paint, do puzzles, watch Friends on Netflix, and play cards/board games.

Chandler’s favorite event is Tidechella.

Chandler’s favorite quote: “Go out on a limb – That’s where the fruit is.” – Bob Ross

Jasmine McQueen

Jasmine McQueen


Executive Team Lead, Programming

Jasmine McQueen is a Senior from Tallahassee, Florida majoring in Business Management and Marketing with a minor in Entrepreneurship and Sales.

Jasmine is an Ambassador for the Black Faculty and Staff Association and a member/Homecoming Chair for Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

In her free time, Jasmine enjoys volunteering in the community, learning new things, doing make-up, shopping, eating, sleeping, and practicing self-care.

Jasmine’s favorite UP Event is Winter Stress Free Daze.

Jasmine’s favorite quote: “Period Pooh!”

Jurnee Moore

Jurnee Moore


Executive Assistant

Jurnee Moore is a Junior from Fultondale, AL majoring in Exercise Sports Science with a minor in Food Nutrition.

Jurnee is involved in Collegiate 100, Mentoring, Pinky Promise, and FATE Club.

In her free time, Jurnee likes to shop, eat, and listen to music.

Jurnee’s favorite UP Event is Tidechella.

Jurnee’s favorite quote: “Make It Make Sense.” -Jurnee Moore

Chinenye Nwaogwugwu

Chinenye Nwaogwugwu


Event Programmer, Programming

Chinenye Nwaogwugwu is a Junior from Marietta, GA majoring in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Hotels/Lodging.

Chinenye is involved in the African Student Association, Women of Excellence, InterVarsity, REACH, College Experience, and Turning the Tide.

In her free time, Chinenye likes to listen to music, watch TV/Youtube, color, cook, and bake.

Chinenye’s favorite UP Event is ONYX.

Chinenye’s favorite quote: “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder.”

Eric Robinson, Jr.

Eric Robinson


Team Lead, Programming

Eric Robinson Jr. is a Junior from Phenix City, AL majoring in Elementary Education.

Eric is the Chief of Staff for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion of the Student Government Association, a committee member for Equal Opportunity, the Corresponding Secretary for the Afro-American Gospel Choir, a member of His Instruments of Praise, and in the Honors College.

In his free time, Eric likes to travel, host game nights with his friends, try new restaurants, read articles on controversial topics, binge watch TV shows and documentaries, and anything that gets his adrenaline running.

Eric’s favorite UP Event is Tidechella.

Eric’s favorite quote: “Time is an irreplaceable wealth.” – Eric Robinson Jr.

William Royal

William Royal


Logistics

William Royal is a Senior from Montgomery, AL majoring in Exercise and Sports Science.

William is involved in UA Red Cross Club, Collegiate 100, Alpha Phi Alpha, BBBS, and BSU.

In his free time, William likes to hang out with his brothers, watch TV, and relax while enjoying a great view.

William’s favorite quote: “When there is a Will, there is a way.”

Autumn Saffore

Autumn Saffore


Team Lead, Programming

Autumn Saffore is a Senior from Niceville, FL majoring in Human Environmental Sciences with a minor in Food and Nutrition.

Autumn is an intern at YMCA and a Helping Hands through Healthcare Volunteer.

In her free time, Autumn likes to attempt to pick up new skills. She enjoys gardening, trying new hair/makeup styles, and staying well-rounded.

Autumn’s favorite UP Event is Mardi Gras.

Autumn’s favorite quote: “The worst thing in life is a waste of talent.” — A Bronx Tale

Darnell Sharperson

Darnell Sharperson


Executive Team Lead, Executive Assistants

Darnell Sharperson is a Senior from Huntsville, AL majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Cultural and Global Perspectives and French.

Darnell is the President of The Black Student Union, a Peer Advisor for Education Abroad, a Gilman Scholarship Alumni Ambassador, a member of the International Peer Advisory Council, and the Communication Chair for the Education Abroad Alumni Association.

In his free time, Darnell likes to travel internationally, build his personal brand, practice his French, host/emcee events, promote culture and diversity, sing, and watch Beyoncé concerts.

Darnell’s favorite UP Event is ONYX.

Darnell’s favorite quote: “Heard You!” and “Everything is Love.”

Andrew Paul Smith

Andrew Smith


Logistics Team

Andrew Smith is a Senior from Madison, AL majoring in Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Religious Studies with a minor in Blount, Liberal Arts, and Asian Studies.

Andrew is a member of the Alabama Mock Trial Association and Pre-Law Student Association.

In his free time, Andrew likes to listen to legal arguments, watch Kung Fu movies, and write poetry.

Andrew’s favorite UP Event is Tidechella.

Andrew’s favorite quote: “I’ll ball forever. Money to the ceiling, ice in the Mediterranean Sea.” -Future

Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams


Team Lead, Communications

Rachel Williams is a Senior from Anniston, AL majoring in Creative Advertising with a minor in Art.

Rachel is involved with Minerva – Art Direction and her off campus church.

In her free time, Rachel likes to read, draw, play/listen to music, nap, hang out with family and friends, and eat skinny pop.

Rachel’s favorite UP Event is Fright Mania.

Rachel’s favorite quote: “Whatever you do, do it well.”

Jiaxuan Zhang

Jiaxuan Zhang


Tech Team

Jiaxuan Zhang is a Junior from China majoring in Creative Media and Communication Studies.

Jiaxuan is involved with WVUA23 News.

In his free time, Jiaxuan likes to watch basketball games.

Jiaxuan’s favorite UP Event is Tidechella.

Jiaxuan’s favorite quote: “If you are working on something exciting that you really care about, you don’t have to be pushed. The vision pulls you.” -Steve Jobs