ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ISESELE JEFFERSON OSAHON, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 4 & UNAI 5
" Being a Millennium Fellow for me, is a dream come true. It is much more than just a status or a title to my name but really, a re-realization of this path I’ve chosen and this vision I’m pursuing. It is a wake up call to buckle up and fire up! It is a long awaited opportunity to work with Individuals around the world with like vision and equal passion.As an individual, one of the things that make me the most accomplished is helping others and being their motivation.And nothing makes me happier than being able to empower other individuals. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Project 15
REaching out to schools in the rural parts of nigeria,donating school books and others writing mayerials
About the Millennium Fellow
Jefferson Isesele is the founder of the Jeff Isesele Foundation; a Non Governmental Organisation in Nigeria that focuses on creating a sustainable society for every youth and all children.
A public speaker per excellence, he has featured in some of the most acclaimed youth empowerment programs in Nigeria.
Over the years, he has been a major force for change and has become a voice in the movement for Sustainable Development Goals in His community, having reached out to over 4,000 individuals; both young and old, in less than two years.
In 2018, he was an international campaigner for the Girl-Child Empowerment and Development program and featured as a speaker on the International Day of the Girl-Child in Nigeria. Having broken several boundaries and defiled several odds, he was awarded an SDG champion in 2018, by a Charity Organisation in Nigeria.
A successful businessman and entrepreneur, Isesele Jefferson is the owner of a high-end Urban clothing brand in Nigeria and an Award Nominated Event host and compere with a successful personal brand in show-business and entertainment.