Tyre White, Journalist

Tyre White was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. Initially wanting to be a percussionist in middle school, he was sent down a different path after the amount of required spots had been filled. “I knew i wanted to play the drums, but trombone also caught my attention”, Tyre said. He stuck with trombone throughout middle school and high school. 

He attended O.D.Wyatt High school where he marched in a Corps Style band. Playing in a corp style band left more to be desired for him. “There just wasn’t that competitive factor in high school. I wanted to march in the game, and really compete, and that wasn’t there for me.” Kevin later discovered “Show-Style Band” via YouTube, and developed a love for HBCU band programs.

“Seeing the culture and style that different HBCU bands displayed was a eye opener, I knew that’s exactly what I wanted to be apart of in some way.” 

Upon graduation from High School, he received a scholarship to be a member of the Marching Musical Machine of the Mid-South(M4) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, where he currently attends. Kevin studies Broadcast Journalism, and is a Spring 2020 initiate of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity Incorporated. 

Upon graduation he plans to become a News Reporter for a notable news station, and work his way up the ranks.

“What’s meant for me is for me, and what isn’t won’t be. I don’t know what the future holds, but i’m going to put in the work to be able to open every door with my name on it.” 

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