• Jeph Acheampong

  • About

    Jephthah (Jeph) Acheampong is a Social Entrepreneur, Connector, and Writer.


    Jeph is Head of Marketing of Esusu; a platform that leverages community-based savings to empower users to better save their income, access larger sums of capital and build the credit and identity needed to access mainstream financial opportunity.

    Jeph is Founder of Blossom Academy, a talent accelerator that equips unemployed college graduates with the technical skills needed for meaningful careers. Prior to Blossom Academy, he led the creation of Anansi Global; a nonprofit that produced and sold bracelets that symbolized positive growth, in regards to attaining congruent goals for its supporters as well as designing a mentoring initiative to assist orphans in building the life skills through entrepreneurship needed to thrive in their respective communities.
    Jephthah is a Clinton Global Commitment Maker, a New York University Up and Comer, a Northwestern Global Engagement Summit Delegate, an African Youth Excellence Entrepreneurship Pursuer, and a LinkedIn Advisors Member. Jephthah graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Economics and a concentration in Business Management from New York University.

  • Work

    Creating Meaningful Experiences that Helps People Thrive

    Blossom Academy


    2016 - Present


    Head of Marketing

    2016 - Present

    International Connector


    2016 - Present


    Senior Solutions Associate

    2016 - Present

    ZNews Africa

    Op-ed Columnist

    2016 - Present

    Thrive Global

    Contributing Writer

    2017 - Present

    Anansi Global


    2014 - 2016

    Aikins Educational Consult

    Educational Consultant

    2013 - 2016

  • Awards

    President Service Award


    Cash Prize Pitch Award

    Clinton Global Initiative | NYU Cohort

    Travel and Research Grant

    Academic Achievement Program | NYU

    ASPIRE Fund

    Provost Office | NYU

    Social Impact Award

    NYU Stern Cares

    Service Award

    NYU Opportunity Programs

    Service Award

    Academic Achievement Program | NYU

    D-Prize Social Venture Finalist


    Davis Projects for Peace Finalist

    Davis Projects for Peace

    Dalai Lama Fellowship Finalist

    Dalai Lama Fellowship

  • Panels


    New York University Entrepreneurship Panel


    Association for African Development


    First Generation NYU Student Panel


    P96 Summer Experience


    African Students Union at NYU


    Promise Academy Career Day


    Association of Latino Professionals For America

  • Appearances


    Stern in Africa Business Forum


    Silicon Harlem Conference


    Special Lecture with the President of African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank)


    African Development Group Speaker Series: Honorable Ken Ofori-Atta


    BoldTV: Bold Business on Entrepreneurship & Innovation


    United Nations General Assembly Week Party


    Intersection of Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Diversity (EY)


    Wharton Africa Business Forum


    Harvard Africa Business Conference


    Columbia Africa Economic Forum


    Global Engagement Summit Delegate


    Clinton Global Initiative University (U.C Berkeley)


    8th International Young Leaders Assembly (U.N)


    Grow Dat Youth Farm Site Leader (New Orleans)


    Power African Youth Initiatives (UN)

  • Media

    Washington Square News


    African Youth Excellence

    The Daily Northwestern

    College Fashionista

  • Video


    Interview: Thoughts on Entrepreneurship

    Catenacci Film

    Interview: Recap of Anansi Global Event

    The UV Club

    Interview: Creation of Anansi Global

  • Contact

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