Malik Majette is currently a junior majoring in Computer Science with a minor in Cognitive Science and Mathematics at North Carolina State University. He was born and raised in Durham, North Carolina, and is excited to serve as your 2017-2018 Region II Academic Excellence Chair. In the past, Malik has served on the National Academic Excellence Committee as the National Research and Development Coordinator, while also serving as the Chapter Academic Excellence Chair for North Carolina State University. Malik plans to apply his leadership and academic experience to the role of Regional AEx Chair through empowerment and resourcing. Looking ahead to NSBE 2025, Malik will focus on developing and refining tools for collegiate and pre-college NSBE members to ensure aspiring black engineers can become and remain academically excellent at any point in their scholastic career.