Donte Prayer (he/him) is a proud product of Elizabeth City State University with a Special Education and Psychology background and continuing his post graduate studies in public health. Donté‘s HIV experience include both prevention and care direct services as well as advocacy and policy work. Donte’ served as the Chair of the Collaborative Council for Statusboiz and Statusgurlz, a University of North Carolina at Charlotte research study funded by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Minority AIDS Research Initiative. This $1.1 million project focused on HIV prevention for young African American gay/bisexual men and transgender women through culturally based social networking and currently affiliated with a HIV Prevention Trials Network vaccine study.
Aside from his advocacy passion, Donté has a passion for fashion and entertainment. He loves to travel, enjoys music, theater or anything that is performance based.