David C. Hughes has the pleasure of serving as a professor at Hampton University. Prior to working at Hampton University, he was as a pre-doctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a proud Morehouse College and Prairie View A&M University alumnus. One year and nine months after graduating from Morehouse, David began teaching on the collegiate level. He previously served as a Resident Director and Lecturer at Morgan State University. Preceding his work in higher education, David has had numerous years of experience in the sports industry working for the Houston Texans, the University of Texas, and interning at ESPN and the University of Miami during his undergraduate studies. David has been nominated for faculty of the year, published children’s books that highlight HBCU accomplishments, selected as an Emerging Scholar by American Educational Research Association, and has received certificates from the University of Pennsylvania for Race and Equity in Education and from Hampton University for Executive Leadership training. In addition, David sits on the board of directors for the Drake Group; is a member of 100 Black Men, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.; and served as the Secretary of the Houston Morehouse Alumni Association. David teaches Sport and Social Responsibility, Organizational Leadership in Sport Administration, and Sports Marketing.