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Ummul Khairi Adamu

Evening MBA ‘25 
Class Year:
Accounts Payable Manager, Hoover Automotive

Hometown: Ellenwood, GA  

What's something on your bucket list? 

I want to go to the Monarch Butterfly Reserve in Mexico for my birthday.  

What's your favorite place you've traveled to and why?  

Ghana is a favorite place simply because a majority of my family is there.  

Favorite family tradition: 

A favorite is celebrating Eid Al-Fitr after Ramadan.

What is your proudest accomplishment? 

I am proud to have left my job and become a full-time entrepreneur. 

What did you want to be when you were small?  

I wanted to be a meteorologist. Hillary Banks from Fresh Prince was my inspiration.  

My latest book recommendation: 

“Parable of the Sower” by Octavia Butler will always be my book recommendation. It gives 1984 by George Orwell vibes. If you know, you know. 

My life story in exactly one sentence:  

When I say I'm going to do something, I do it. 

My favorite restaurant in Atlanta:  

Gus's Fried Chicken is the best. 

My favorite comfort food or family recipe:  

Jollof Rice! Ghanaians win EVERYTIME. 

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