Published on October 26th, 2023 | by Hype Staff0
The Hype Magazine Founder Dr. Jameelah Wilkerson and Editor-in-Chief Dr. Jerry Doby Receive The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award
The Hype Magazine, a leading source of entertainment news, culture and #1 digital magazine in the world, is thrilled to announce that its esteemed Founder and CEO, Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson, and Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Jerry Doby, Ph.D, have been honored with The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award by the White House and President Joseph R. Biden. This remarkable recognition is a testament to their unwavering dedication and remarkable contributions towards the advancement of the American people and their respective communities.
The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award is one of the highest honors bestowed upon individuals who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and exceptional leadership in their respective fields.
Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson, a visionary entrepreneur and philanthropist, founded The Hype Magazine 21 years ago in 2002. With her keen insight and passion for highlighting emerging talent, she has transformed the publication into a platform that amplifies diverse voices and celebrates the achievements of artists, musicians, and entrepreneurs across various industries. Driven by her commitment to empowering others, Dr. Wilkerson has tirelessly worked towards fostering a sense of unity and inclusivity within the entertainment industry.
Prof. Dr. Jerry Doby, Ph.D, an esteemed academician, researcher and thought leader, has played a pivotal role in shaping The Hype Magazine’s editorial direction. His exceptional editorial expertise and profound understanding of the cultural landscape have elevated the publication’s impact and influence. Through his thought-provoking articles and interviews, Dr. Doby has fostered meaningful conversations and inspired countless individuals to pursue their passions and effect positive change within their communities. Prior to coming aboard The Hype Magazine in 2012, Dr. Doby began serving his country in the United States Army in 1981 and is disabled combat veteran, retiring in 2013.
The recognition of Dr. Wilkerson and Dr. Doby, with The President’s Lifetime Achievement Award, is a true testament to their tireless efforts in advancing the American people and their communities. Their unwavering commitment to empowering others, promoting diversity, and fostering unity has made a lasting impact on the cultural fabric of our nation.
The Hype Magazine family, along with its readers and supporters, celebrates this momentous occasion and extends heartfelt congratulations to Dr. Jameelah “Just Jay” Wilkerson and Prof. Dr. Jerry Doby, Ph.D, for their exceptional achievements. Their dedication and visionary leadership continue to inspire and pave the way for a brighter future.