Darren Henry, MBA – 2017 Top 100 Under 50 Emerging Leader


Darren Henry, MBA
Dir. of Diversity Initiatives
Purdue University, Krannert School of Mgmt
Purdue University

Darren Henry is the Managing Director of the Dr. Cornell A. Bell Business Opportunity Program (BOP) at the Krannert School of Management (Purdue University), where he is responsible for the success of underrepresented students studying business. Multiple organizations recognized Mr. Henry for his work with students including the Nu Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. (2011 Sankofa Award), Channel 18 WLFI West Lafayette (2013 Local Trailblazer Award), INROADS, Inc. (2014 University Partner Award), the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis (2014 Emerging Leader Award), and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (2017 Diversity & Inclusion Video Series). Mr. Henry is Founder and CEO of The Pure Foundation, a nonprofit organization seeking to eliminate poverty in neighborhoods within his hometown, a board member for the Purdue Black Alumni Organization, a member of the National Black MBA Association, and mentors high school students with the 100 Black Men of Indianapolis.