Allen L. Ellison
Allen was born in Avon Park, Florida on November 21, 1980 and grew up in the agricultural based, rural city of Wauchula, Florida. His parents, a minister and a special needs instructor, taught him the importance of service to ones fellow man and because of this he is known for his vision and perspective.
After graduating from Hardee Senior High School in 1999, Allen went on to received his Bachelors of Arts Degree in Political Science with a concentration in Business Administration from Florida Southern College where he was elected Treasurer of the Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International, FSC Chapter and soon thereafter, became the organization’s first African-American President.
His vision, core philosophies and strong principles are igniting young future leaders from around the country at the Emerging Leaders Institute, where he serves as one of the organization’s founders and President. Allen’s experience handling issues affecting people where the “rubber meets the road”, along with a “put others first” mindset, gives him a broader outlook on the challenges facing this country.