Arbor Award 2010 recipient
As a first-year student in 1999, Ike Okafor founded the University of Toronto Black Students' Association, and he is a past president of the group. Eleven years later, the association is one of U of T's most active organizations, with programming that engages students, faculty, staff, alumni and the local community. Since graduating from New College in 2003, Ike has remained active as a two-time president of the U of T Black Alumni Association, for which he has led membership drives and also organized galas and an international knowledge transfer program. Ike is currently organizing an alumni program for students who have completed the U of T Summer Mentorship Program.