Asani Mashaka – 35th Annual Black Excellence Awards Honoree

2020 Louvenia Johnson Scholarship Recipient

Asani Mashaka is an member of the soccer team at Washington High School of Information Technology. His African American Literature teacher said Asani leads by example, both on the soccer field and in the classroom. Asani earned a cumulative grade point average of 3.27. “Because of his leadership skills, I often offer him opportunities to participate in career field experiences like job shadows,” said his algebra II instructor ,who added that he has utilized Asani as a teacher’s helper to explain different mathematical concepts to students.