ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT BRANDON RILEY HOBZA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Texas at San Antonio | Texas, United States | Advancing SDG 13 & UNAI 9

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" I am very excited to be a part of the 2021 Millennium Fellow, over the next semester we will make improvements to the world through our hard work. I am excited to plant trees all around Texas and Encourage others to do so in their own back yards. I look forward to improving my leadership skills by working with our team and communicating to create a better tomorrow. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Plant The Future

The main goal of this project is to plant 1000 native Texas 1000 and inspire others to take climate action. We will be raising awareness about the problem of deforestation and climate change through educational posts on our social media. As well as promoting trees as a viable solution for the sequestration of excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere which contributes to climate change. A Growing Investment will encourage participation in tree-planting events, and eventually, develop a framework that will allow volunteers to host their own planting events. Through collaboration with local companies like Home Depot and Lowe's and fundraising events, we will purchase or acquire the trees and document their use. This will be a transparent process so donors will be able to see the trees purchased and planted on our website.

About the Millennium Fellow

Brandon Hobza is a student at the University of Texas at San Antonio, majoring in Finance. He is working towards getting the know-how to start his own company and has a passion for the outdoors. He has been an avid volunteer for many organizations throughout his life and is an Eagle Scout in the Scouts, Boy Scouts of America. The climate crisis is close to his heart and he wants to do what he can to help. He has signed onto a tree-planting project that will help to combat increasing CO2 in the air and deforestation happening all over the world.