S: JUDE ADDO Bryant University Class of 2011
FC: "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson | to the Graduate, Jude Addo
1: Jude, it has been a long journey and you have finally reached the end! I thank God for guiding you through with success and I pray He continues to bless your life and the new experiences that await you, from JPM to raising kids! May our Almighty Father 'open the Heavens, the storehouse of His bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none.' (Deuteronomy 28:12) I pray that you continue to follow Jehovah in all you do and that your fruit is 'better than fine gold.' (Proverbs 8:19) You have impacted many within and outside Bryant and I pray that you continue to be a good example and aid to others. When deciding what gift to get you for your graduation, I thought I should give you something sentimental, something that would be of great value. In this scrapbook, I’ve compiled messages and pictures, namely from the last four years. Although you are excited to graduate, I hope this scrapbook serves as a reminder of your good experiences. I hope you enjoy flicking through, as much as everyone has enjoyed sharing in the experiences with you. Love you! Annabel
2: We are
4: FRESHMAN YEAR
5: Hunny bunches of oaaaats!! I'm so soooo proud of the woman u've become! Lolol! Such an emo homan being_ ,you. Haha! Connngratulations bro!! Ur truly a star! Next stop, LONDRES!! They don't know what's about to hit them!! Love you!! Cheeah! Ellis Fleischer-Djoleto | You are too old for me to bath now Kofi Kufuor | Very Happy to see you reach this milestone in your life. Now the real work begins! I know you will continue to accomplish things in life we can all be proud of. Kofi Meroe | Congratulations Judey! proud of you, Plenty of love, from Lemo...(No homo lol) | Congratulations! Elorm Baeta | I like the way you SLURRRR!!! mmhhhmmm mhhhmmmm" (sleepy brown voice). But beware not to be caught-off-guard in London! DON'T over extend yourself slurrring because if it goes wrong, them go have you! That being said, "Your last G5 make your kiddee flyyyy!!!! p.s. Shout out to Bates and Priscilla, they held it down! lol! Yaw Oduro Frempong | Judaaaaeee! Summer 09- one for the books, and I guess since you're closing the college chapter we can now reveal who your preferred movie date is- oops Bizzle I didn't mean for you to find out this way- haha. God Bless and Congratulations homie! Isaac Oduro-Frempong | Salt Waaaaaan! Congratulations chale. Four long years but we made it. We like dem hoooneeys...the ones with the moooney! lol. See you in London. Kwaku Osei
8: BIDDYYY BIDDDYYY!!
9: SENIOR YEAR
10: "I pray He uses Himself to replace me. Take heed better live for His glory" | "I got my sword and that makes me a solider, strapped to the fullest cos I'm reppin' Jehovah. I'm back to the Kingdom cos I got to be closer to the hope of glory yes Christ is my poster"
11: "He took over and all I can say is God is good. We gotta read His Word, you know we probably should, that is the real script, forget Hollywood!"
12: It's all fun and laughter with you. You will be missed. JUDE-EI !!! Nanelle Nortey | Jude lookin’ fly as always! Scott Twardowski | Jude, ever since we became friends, we had this special bond and I knew you'd be an important part of my life. Even though we may not speak as often, whenever we do, it's like we talk everyday and you have no idea how much I value you as a person and our friendship. I have so much respect for you and I cannot thank you enough for the patience you've had for me and the support system you've been to me. You are such a great person with such a huge heart and I am so grateful you've become part of my life. I wish you only the BEST in life, which you don't even need because whatever you decide doing, I know you'll do awesome! Always know that Nao is here for you whenever you need me & that you'll always have a friend in me Don't forget to send me an invite to your wedding! Naomi Kamiya | Congrats from your Sophmore year roomate, I wish you the best of luck! Mike King
13: Jude, Jude, Jude there's so much to say. Bottom line is you are Blessed! And I thank God for putting a true spiritual brother in my life for me; and that is you. You don't understand how many times I witness God use (you) as a vessel to deliver a message for me, or to lift up my spirits. I Love you, and without a shadow of a doubt, I already know your path is blessed and glorified. Glory to God! Aaron Wilson | Best rapper! Uve already won God grammy at the Heavenly music awards! Ur an are amazing and inspirational role model! Love uuuu! Princess Fynn- Williams | Salt One!! Yep! OK! Let's GO!! Thank you for being an amazing brother in Christ, you're a blessing, Love you kid! Celina Cotto | Razak! Johnny Prah
14: It's been a wonderful whole year knowing that there's always someone like you to talk to regardless of the situation. I know you already have your future on lock and by God's grace you are already succeeding! I know you dont like this phrase 'the real world' but you know me, stubborn as ever and I pray never to change lol I'M still going to use is. So Jude as you're entering the real world, go hard and never regret anyting. God bless and pray always! Love, Melody | JUUUDE!!!JUDAAAAAAAAAY!!SALT ONE!!i wil miss u soo much, best of luck,GOD BLESS!!! xoxo Abena Asare | Jaaaaaaacckk! Don’t leave meee ;( I chose this picture (your mouf was open in all:D) cos of our ‘Holy Spirit’ and breakfast etc dayss thanks for all those times dude, Bryant (esp freshie) would have sucked without you. I’ll miss youuu :’’’( Heh I’m so sad.. I want to talk chow but Annabel will blast me. All the best in Englandd.. both you and Salt One : ) Love you plentssss Your wan and only Snacks <3 P.S keep working on my wedding rap. Naaku Dua | Keep Filled In The Spirit Giovanni
15: Congratulations Jude! Thanks so much for all your help and support and for being such a great mentor! Good luck with everything, and may God continue to richly Bless you! xxx Paulina | CHALE!! I remember when we first met at 4-mile..The only 3 Africans in our year;me,you and Alphonse.It's almost unbelievable that we're finally done huh?I wish you all the best in all of your future endeavours and may God continue to bless you in everything that you do.Don't forget your Kenyan friend!!And most of all,keep rapping!! Sela | Kakasukaka the champion lover. Congratulations on your graduation. As you step into the next phase of your life always remember to stay close to Elohim. May you be motivated by none other than the desire to do His perfect will, not wealth nor emotions no power. Stay blessed and keep working hard for the Kingdom until the work on earth is done. Alphonse Asare | Your Claim to Fame=). God Bless You Bro and learn to change your Fifa team, shaa lor. Dela Attikesse | Salt One!!! Chale i go miss you pass. I hope in England you go shon de gbaa. But you helped me get closer to God and i appreciate it. Take care and God bless. Emmanuel Ntim
16: Jude, So blessed is anyone who is in your presence, I truly believe that I have become better for meeting you and you are not too bad at basketball either. You must come back to the states regularly and you must enjoy yourself in london. Peace, love and happiness chale. Stanwood Dolph | Jude, for a man that I've only known for a year, it is so apparent to me that you are an example of a God fearing, blessed person that is wise beyond your years. In the short time that I've known you, I've been blessed to have a good friend and an awesome example of Gods grace. It's been a pleasure and a gift to be you friend and best wishes in the days ahead. Know that you will always have a brother in Christ if you need a friend to lean on for anything. God Bless, Spencer Sweitzer (978-870-0015) | Jude my dude you've helped me out in so many ways, my boy for life. God Bless. Bunmi Familoni | Hey Jude, It was great to have you as a Co-RA, and also as a friend. I don't know if we will see each other after we graduate but I wanted to wish you the best in life. Continue rapping, you got talent! I hope to see you becoming famous and then I will be able to attend one of your shows! :) Blessings and wish you the best! Maria- your Co- RA! | Jude, I can honestly say you are one of the most amazing and genuine people that I have met here at Bryant. I wish I was able to spend more time with you before you are graduating, but I truly feel blessed to have had all of the special moments that I did have with you this year. I enjoyed every moment of the time that I was able to spend with you planning Awakening events and during spring break in New Orleans. Hearing all that you had to say during our discussions really helped me to grow during our week together, so I want to thank you for sharing everything you did with me. I also want to thank you for sharing your musical talents with all of us because they are truly incredible. And finally, I want thank you for always complementing my smile; I think your smile is great too and it always manages to brighten my day when I see you. Congratulations on your many accomplishments at Bryant and I wish you the best in all that you do. Please keep in touch! Meredith Failla
17: Milissa and I had the good fortune of getting to know Jude back when he was a sophomore, deciding on his semester abroad program in London. He stopped by our office often, and he won us over quickly with his smile and his positive attitude. We were both disappointed when he postponed his trip abroad, and I was concerned that he might decide not to go at all (little did I know his dedication to spending time in London). He came back the following semester and finalized his semester abroad. I think, even back then, we were joking with him about how he was going to be a member of our office when he came back from England. When he did finally return from his semester abroad, I had the perfect job waiting for him. I thought he would be an ideal fit as our Peer Mentor Leader. Not only were the Peer Mentor’s a young organization, but this was the first time we had a position specifically dedicated to managing this group of returned study abroad students. I knew this wasn’t a job for just anyone, as it can be difficult for even the most dynamic person to keep a bunch of juniors and seniors engaged and excited about sharing their stories from their experiences abroad. Jude came into the position with excitement and enthusiasm. He dove right in and made some fairly immediate changes to the organization, which will exist long after he’s a successful businessman in England. Jude, you were an amazing addition to the Study Abroad Office and you are going to be missed dearly. I’m glad that we had the chance to work with you and to get to know you better. You’ve shown yourself to be a very professional, considerate person, who’s also not afraid to delegate responsibilities from time to time. We hope for the very best for you as you start a new chapter in your life in London. Always remember that we’re here in Smithfield, RI, wondering how your life has turned out, so remember to stay in touch! Beth Engwall & Milissa Silvia Study Abroad Office | This professor has yet to meet a student more dignified and compassionate than Jude Addo. Besides being an exemplary student, he is also an admirable human being who handles himself with the grace of a thousand angels and the strength of just as many heroes. He will be missed at Bryant. Congratulations, Jude. Professor Susan Baran | Jude is a young man who impacts everyone around him in a positive way. His great personality has touched so many members of the Bryant Community. One of my favorite parts of Jude is said best by my wife Hope, “Jude has the best smile I have ever seen.” Rob
19: 21 st May 2011
21: Graduated with Magna Cum Laude (2011) The Dean's List (2007-2011) Winner of Bryant University's Public Speaking Colloquium (2011) Target Business Case Competition Winner (2011) Peer Mentor Leader, Study Abroad Office (2010-2011) Residential Assistant (2010-2011) Vice President of ACM (Bryant University Chapter)y (2007-2008)