TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida A&M University (FAMU) School of Journalism and Graphic Communication graduate Tyre Sperling will be featured in the February 2009 issue of Black Enterprise.
Sperling, a Los Angeles, Ca. native currently residing in Atlanta, Ga., will be featured in an article that discusses how he took advantage of the current housing market by purchasing a home that was below the market price. It also discusses the process of purchasing a home and provides some advice from Sperling to first time homebuyers who are getting ready to go through the process of looking for a home.
“FAMU, and specifically the School of Journalism and Graphic Communication, provided caring and nurturing professors who had a genuine compassion and concern for my future,” Sperling said. “As a young African-American male, and at the age of 25, Black Enterprise was interested in featuring me and telling others my story about being able to realize the dream of homeownership and how it became possible for me.”
Sperling earned his bachelor’s in public relations at FAMU. He purchased his first home in September 2008, and works as a public relations specialist at United Parcel Service (UPS) in the Global Products and Services Group.
Sperling feels the article is something that can be encouraging in a time of such financial hardship.
“During these tough financial and economical times we are living in, homeownership is still possible, especially for young African-Americans living in the South,” he said.
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