Ayinde Merrill

Watu-Moja-President

Ayinde serves as the President of Watu Moja. As a graduate from Rutgers Camden with a degree
in Africana Studies he loves studying different schools of Black thought. Dedicated to the
empowerment of Black and Brown people, Ayinde seeks to create a safe space devoted to the
enlightenment and creative expression of his community. He enjoys teaching Social Activism at
Rutgers’ Future Scholars. Currently, Ayinde is pursuing a Master of Public Administration at the
University of Pennsylvania’s Fels Institute of Government. As an anime and music enthusiast, his
must-watch and must-listen lists are ever growing.

Instagram: @watumoja
Website: https://www.watumoja.com/