It all started at age 13 for Samuel when he expressed his interest in arts, his interests was rewarded with appearance in UK soaps such as the bill and eastenders, he also had the opportunity to appearing in a short film called “Welcome to Britain”.
Deciding to further his education, he left his acting behind after being advised by his older sister to focus on university, Starting university, he became interested in journalism consequently resulting him in writing articles, which were featured in the local university newspaper and the “The Voice”.
In his third year, Sam became heavily involved in student politics, becoming the first and youngest candidate to receive over 1000 votes in Brunel University’s Student Union election for the post of Vice President. The only student on the university governing body (university council), Samuel was involved in the distribution of university budgets of nearly £165 million.
Now he concentrates most of his time building elevation networks which he runs with his fellow entrepreneur Arnold Sarfo-Kantanka.
Elevations Network is a student-led social enterprise that aims to bridge the gap between underrepresented groups within communities and industry. The group aims to create a belief system that provides a gateway for aspirations to become tangible goals. The underlying ideology behind
Elevation Networks is the concept of networking. EN targets young people within society where the opportunity to network is not being fully utilised and appreciated.
They are also currently seeking 16 enthusiastic students who are interested in actively making a difference within their University.
The voluntary experience will last for the academic year 2009-2010 and the role will involve project and event management, promotion, research and other important responsibilities.
It is essential that you will be studying at a London based University during the 2009-2010 academic year and that you are aged between 18-24 years.
If you are interested and would like further information about this opportunity, email Nelson at: