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Carolina Panthers Quarterback Bryce Young Inks Deal With Bojangles

Ahead of the start of his NFL rookie season, Bryce Young has secured yet another partnership under his belt.

Ngozi Nwanji

Jul 20, 2023

Music Execs Coach K, Mel Carter Ink Development Expansion Deal Of 14 New Bojangles Locations In Atlanta

Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Mel Carter are on a mission to change lives beyond just the music industry.

Shanique Yates

Dec 2, 2022

How Music Executive Mel Carter Added Fifth Largest Bojangles Franchisee In History To His Resume

Mel Carter always pondered what it would take to become a franchisee. Now, he no longer has to ponder with 18 Bojangles locations under his belt. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mel Carter (@melcarter)

Samantha Dorisca

Oct 26, 2022

Music Execs Kevin 'Coach K' Lee, Mel Carter Make History With The Purchase Of 18 Bojangles Locations

Snagging a franchise is already a big move. However, music executives such as Quality Control’s Kevin “Coach K” Lee, Republic Records’ Mel Carter, and more have made an even bigger move by purchasing 18 Bojangles locations across three states. According to an Instagram post made by Carter, the pair can also celebrate as they are said to have made franchise history. “Man, what a journey this has been. Over a year ago, @coachk44, myself, and @theprepper started working on making a dream of ours a reality. A lot of hard work from everyone involved. As of today, we officially purchased 18 Bojangles restaurants across three states, and became the 5th largest Bojangles franchisee in history,” Carter wrote. He continued: “With the support and guidance of my friends and brothers @mikenovo @dbqonthego @donalbane @matthewbradshaw75 and a group of black music executives we finally made this deal happen. Congrats to everyone who is a part of this, thank you for believing in me and my partners....

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 23, 2021

Ky'Wuan Dukes Becomes The First HBCU Athlete To Ink An Endorsement Deal With Bojangles

The endorsements are rolling in for student-athletes at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). HBCU Buzz reports that Johnson C. Smith Univesity’s (JCSU) Ky’Wuan Dukes just landed himself a revolutionary deal with Bojangles. The move allows him to join the ranks of HBCU athletes like Hercy Miller who AfroTech reports recently secured a $2 million deal thanks to the move made by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to allow college athletes to make a profit from their name and likeness. “It’s already hard for us as it is,” said Dukes in reference to being an HBCU student-athlete. “I’m glad we get that rule because… we are able to promote ourselves for marketing and be introduced to things we’ve never really seen.” He also explains how the new rule is a huge turning point for those athletes who struggle to make ends meet while their schools have been able to receive all of the profit off of their hard work.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by...

Shanique Yates

Aug 6, 2021

Fast-Food Chain Bojangles Appoints First-Ever Black Executive to Its Leadership Team

In a historic move, Charlotte-based fast-food chain Bojangles has announced the company has appointed Monica Sauls as Chief People Officer, making her the first Black person to serve in a senior-level position in the company’s 43-year history, Black Business reports . The Charlotte Observer reports that Sauls has a background with 20 years of experience in leading human resources for companies like Duke Energy’s Fossil Hydro and Nuclear divisions, Boeing Co., Walgreens, and Ingersoll Rand. She also has a master’s degree in human resources and industrial relations from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities as well as a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. “I’m excited to join the Bojangles family and look forward to serving as a key strategic partner to Jose and his leadership team,” Sauls said in a statement . “As the Chief People Officer, I will focus on building and maintaining a people-centered culture where everyone at Bojangles can...

Njera Perkins

Sep 14, 2020