The Hooks African American Male Initiative

HAAMI students at the 2022 HAAMI Mentoring Dinner


The HAAMI new member application period for the fall 2023 semester has closed. Interested students may still attend HAAMI enrichment sessions and should follow HAAMI on Instagram @haami_bhi. Contact bhi-haami@memphis.edu for more information.

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The Hooks African American Male Initiative (HAAMI) focuses on enriching the collegiate experience and improving graduation outcomes for African American undergraduate male students at the University of Memphis. The program’s pillars are academic achievement, personal development, and career readiness.

  • Supporting & Guiding Students to College Graduation
  • Enriching student academic, personal, and social development
  • Career Readiness
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Monthly resource and information sessions
  • Peer fellowship and support
  • Special events & more!

Enrollment in HAAMI takes place at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters.