DHPE internship was in the Office of Preventive Health at the Mississippi State
Department of Health.
He worked with
local officials and the Jackson Public School district on the National Safe
Routes to School Programs which also supported his Master's thesis.
In the spring of 2012, Eddie received a
Master of Public Health Degree from Jackson State University.
is taking the next step in accomplishing his goals.
He was awarded a full fellowship to further
his education at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL. Eddie
is a first year doctoral student in Health Education at Southern Illinois
He is a member of the Black
Graduate Student Association and Eta Sigma Gamma, a national Health Education
believes that "One must not follow where the path may lead, but instead
go where there is no path and leave a trail for others to follow”. His
philosophy in life is to allow your free mind to expand on the opportunities
that are presented.