Mr Praiz / Presenter
KENDRICK “DJ5Starr” TILGHMAN BIO
Kendrick R. Tilghman is a Baltimore entrepreneur, DJ, educator, outreach specialist, and top Science Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) advocate. The vision of his company, 5 Starr Enterprise, is to become the premier resource for S.T.E.M. workforce diversity in the United States. His company educates and empowers communities to play more active roles in S.T.E.M. related curriculum and fields. He believes this foundation will create greater opportunities in advanced education training and contribute to a more diverse workforce.
His company’s primary initiative, B.E. M.O.R.E. S.T.E.M. (Bringing Everyone More Opportunities and Relevant Experiences in S.T.E.M) is a National network that engages and excites communities about S.T.E.M. careers. B.E. M.O.R.E. S.T.E.M is founded on the belief that increasing creative thinking in students’ leads to increased academic performance. Mr. Tilghman has been praised for putting the “WOW” in S.T.E.M. education. A decade of work landed a strategic partnership to provide a scalable product (software and hardware), teaching mathematics and DJing simultaneously.
Mr. Tilghman has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer and Electrical Engineering, a Masters of Business Administration and is looking to pursue his Doctorate in Engineering Research Education. He is a loving, devoted husband to Carole L. Tilghman, who has been instrumental in much of his recent accomplishments.