Cedric Iyumva of Trinity Western Spartans Men’s Track and Field reflects on the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

"King desired to see, whether during or after his life, an America where Black and White people are equally treated and regarded levelly with one another."
Cedric Iyumva, Trinity Western Spartans

Cedric Iyumva runs with the Trinity Western Spartans Men’s Track and Field team. On January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Iyumva paid tribute to the civll rights leader with an article on the TWU Stories community blog.

Iyumva was born and raised in Canada, but his family is originally from Burundi, Central-East Africa. Iyumva says he is “Burundian at heart.”

Read Cedric Iyumva's article on TWU Stories:
TWU Stories

About Trinity Western University

Founded in 1962, Trinity Western University is Canada’s premier Christian liberal arts university dedicated to equipping students to establish meaningful connections between career, life, and the needs of the world. It is a fully accredited research institution offering liberal arts and sciences, as well as professional schools in business, nursing, education, human kinetics, graduate studies, and arts, media, and culture. It has four campuses and locations: Langley, Richmond-Lansdowne, Richmond-Minoru, and Ottawa. TWU emphasizes academic excellence, research, and student engagement in a vital faith community committed to forming leaders to have a transformational impact on culture. Learn more at www.twu.ca or follow us on Twitter @TrinityWestern, on Facebook and LinkedIn.

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