Trustee Newsome

Darius M. Newsome

Chicago university

Mr. Newsome was born and raised on the west side of Chicago. He graduated from UIC College Prep High School and continued his educational journey at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where he received a Bachelor of Art degree in Criminology. Prior to graduate school, Mr. Newsome was an intern in the office of U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin. Currently, Mr. Newsome is pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree with a concentration of Urban Governance from UIC’s College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs. In addition to his studies, Mr. Newsome works as a graduate assistant for the Office of Community Relations and is a member of the Graduate Student Council’s executive committee at UIC. Mr. Newsome is passionate about improving his community and elevating the voices of people who traditionally have been marginalized.