About Xavier Mason
Xavier A. Mason is a senior at UAA earning a double major in Management and Marketing who has a passion for social entrepreneurship and learning. He was selected as a Truman Finalist and UAA’s spring 2015 commencement speaker.
Outside of his college campus Xavier has founded four organizations—HandMade, VisualAid, CurrentEnergy, and Project Phoenix—that benefit underprivileged people around the world. An avid traveler, Xavier has studied abroad at Charles University in Prague, learning about different philosophies of leadership, and aboard ship through the University of Virginia’s Semester at Sea program, studying the effects of globalization around the world.
Xavier also sits as President of the NAACP Youth Council, a protégé in the University of Alaska Anchorage’s Leadership Fellows Program, Board Member of Chessed Alaska, Founding Father & Board Member of Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity at the University of Alaska Anchorage, graduate of the Alaska FBI Citizen’s Academy, Founding Member of Creative Entrepreneurs Reaching Innovative Action Through Leading Solutions (CERIALS), and a former intern at the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation.