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Voorhees alumnus set to host 2019 Homecoming step show Jamal Josef, who recently performed in the opening act of the 2019 BET Awards show

Denmark, S.C.- The 2019 Voorhees College Homecoming step show will be hosted by Voorhees alumnus Jamal Josef, who recently performed in the  opening act of the 2019 BET Awards show and choreographed sections of Beyoncé’s 2018 Coachella performance. Voorhees celebrates the 123rd Homecoming with “There’s no place like Voorhees,” theme inspired by Dorothy from “The Wiz” who wanted nothing more than to go back home. Josef will incorporate the maticele ments to the show while the Black Greek sororities and fraternities compete to take home the 2019 trophies.Also, Josef has selected Madame Juice, a native of Oakland, CA., who servesas the president of Very Special Individuals (VSI) Edutainment Factory, to serve as his co-host. Jordan ‘DJ Guice’ Daniels, former Voorhees student, will be on the “Ones and Twos.”Josef said he wanted to hype the show up more this year. “Every year wealum look forward to the step show. We want more interactive componentsand opportunities to celebrate all campus clubs/organizations. This year’sHomecoming step show will have that and more. Homecoming will never bethe same,” Josef saidJosef earned a bachelor’s degree in mass communications from Voorhees in2010. He was a member of the Eta Iota Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., where he served as step master and president, president of Model Troupe, captain of the Voorhees College Dance Team, and a member of the Voorhees College Concert Choir.Currently, he resides in Los Angeles, where he is a professional dancer,creative director, and choreographer. He has worked with Chuck Maldonado for Empire’s Leah Daniels, Opening for Eric Benet, Danity Kane’s D.Woods, LeBron James The Musical, CBS/Lexus, Pre-Grammy Show with Dawn Richard, Pharrell, N.E.R.D., Saturday Night Live, J. Lo/NBC Season1 World of Dance, Ray J, John Legend, Kirk Franklin, Lenny Williams, TheStellar Awards Pre-show with The Walls Group, Raphael Saadiq, and The BET Awards 2019 w/ Regina Hall. His most significanta  complishment to date is his choreography for Beyoncé at Coachella 2018and On The Run Tour 2.The Homecoming Step Show begins at 7 p.m., and doors open at 6:15 p.m.Tickets for the Step Show/After Party are $20. Tickets for the After Partyonly are $10. For more information, contact the Office of Communications,at 803-780-1191 or at communications@voorhees.edu.Voorhees College is a private, coeducational institution affiliated with the Episcopal Church and the United Negro College Fund. From its founding in 1897, Voorhees has evolved into a leading four-year liberal arts college. Voorhees College isaccredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges  and Schools to award the baccalaureate degree. Contact the Commission on Collegesat 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation ofVoorhees College. Voorhees is fully committed to its mission to meet the highest standards for educating the minds, hearts and spirits of young men and women. Additional information about Voorhees College can be found on the Web site at 

www.voorhees.edu

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