- Though his parents are immigrants from Guinea with no formal education, Amadou has relentlessly pursued his education and graduated as valedictorian of his high school class with a 4.0 GPA.
- Amadou demonstrated exceptional leadership as captain of the debate and soccer teams, president of FBLA, and vice president of Atlanta NAACP Youth Council. Additionally, he founded B.E.S.T.BoysGoGlobal with his Spanish teacher to expose low-income students to studying and volunteering abroad in third-world countries.
- Amadou is described by one teacher as “one of the brightest and most charismatic students I have ever met.”
Class of 2019