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NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Announces 2023 Class

NASCAR has announced its 22nd NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class of undergraduate and graduate students.

The class of 37 students will participate in a 10-week program that offers hands-on experience across various roles in the motorsports industry.

“This year, we’re welcoming another exceptional class of college students eager to learn about our sport,” said Brandon Thompson, NASCAR’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion. “As a graduate of NDIP, I know firsthand how crucial it is for students to have exposure to professional sports opportunities. We’re excited to welcome this year’s class and look forward to seeing them grow this summer.”

NDIP is open to college students who fit academic requirements and are Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Latino or Hispanic, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander.

The 2023 NASCAR Diversity Internship Class

Intern Name/ Department/ School

  • Abhishek Cherukara/ NASCAR Aerodynamics/ Cranfield University
  • Alexandria Samuel/ Sonoma Raceway/ Columbia University
  • Angelina Davila/ NASCAR Communications/ DePaul University
  • Aniya Misher/ Joe Gibbs Racing/ North Carolina A&T State University
  • Ava Hartsell/ Hendrick Motorsports/ Virginia Tech
  • Brisia Briones/ NASCAR Sourcing and Procurement/ University of Houston
  • Chandler Love/ NASCAR Human Resources/ University of Miami
  • Daniel Zakhary/ NASCAR Public & Govt. Affairs/ University of Florida
  • Darren Henderson/ NASCAR Multicultural & Youth Marketing/ Temple University
  • DeNashia Robinson/ NASCAR Legal/ Howard University School of Law
  • Didier Attipou/ NASCAR Corporate Accounting/ Morehouse College
  • D’Vante Siler/ NASCAR Sales Academy/ Fort Valley State University
  • Elijah Patterson/ NASCAR Marketing Services/ Johnson C. Smith University
  • Elizabeth Yaboni/ NASCAR Social Responsibility/ Columbia University
  • Ester Ferreira/ NASCAR International/ Nova Southeastern University
  • Gift Pendleton/ Chicago Street Race/ University of Central Florida
  • Haley King/ Worldwide Express/ Prairie View A&M University
  • India Martin/ NASCAR Consumer Strategy/ Oglethorpe University
  • Jayden Carrillo/ NASCAR Brand Marketing/ University of South Carolina
  • Juliana Ashrifeh/ NASCAR Social Media/ Wayne State University
  • Juliet Campbell/ NASCAR Productions/ The Ohio State University
  • Lauren Allsbrook/ 23XI Racing/ University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • Lauryn Carlton/ NASCAR Partnership Marketing/ Elon University
  • Leticia De Freitas/ Rev Racing/ Savannah College of Art & Design
  • Maya Ellison/ Motor Racing Network/ Florida A&M University
  • Meg Cabras/ NASCAR Licensing & Consumer/ Florida State University
  • Miranda Romero/ The NASCAR Foundation/ New Mexico State University
  • Nicolas Caldwell/ NASCAR National Sales/ West Virginia University
  • Niraj Panthi/ NASCAR Media and Event Technology/ Wingate University
  • Oscar Casasola/ NASCAR Gaming and Esports/ University of Maryland
  • Phalgunmihir Eyunni/ Hendrick Motorsports/ Florida State University
  • Phillip Hall/ NASCAR Weekly Racing Operations/ St. John’s University
  • Salaah Khan/ NASCAR Sports Betting/ The George Washington University
  • Sidney Brown/ Team Penske/ Bethune-Cookman University
  • Syeda Ghazal Qadri/ NASCAR Research and Insights/ Boston University
  • Tyra Blue/ NASCAR Diversity & Inclusion/ Briar Cliff University
  • Victor Jackson/ Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing/ Florida State College at Jacksonville

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