Professor Elerod Morris II is a renown subject matter expert in cyber security and information assurance. A graduate of Winston Salem State University with a Bachelors in Management Information Systems, and Masters in Computer Science, Professor Morris II continues to break new ground amongst the nation’s top 5% of minority-oriented professionals to secure a Ph.D. in Cyber Security.
As a Veteran of the US ARMY and educator in North Carolina’s public schools and universities, Professor Morris II has identified the link of modern literacy to the sustainable growth of at risk communities. In 2017, Morris II Founded BEE GEEK INC, as a non-profit platform to provide resources that supports the learning curve of an ever-developing digital world, extending real help to residents and the organizations that serve them.
His inclusive model of leadership supports the academic and technological advancement for marginalized community members and stakeholders. These efforts include hands-on training to at risk youth and career pathway certification classes to aspiring adults.
While he remains grounded by the support of his wife and family, Morris holds a unique anchor of inspiration that stems from an unforgettable childhood. Watching his father serve his country inspired the young Morris to love his neighbor as his own brother and it is this expression that has been a gateway to his philanthropic success.
Today, he inspires the Mu Epsilon brotherhood as a member of
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and cherished as Founder and Director of NAF AOIT [Academy of Information Technology] at Carver H.S., where he leads the charge in migrating innovative curriculums across digital platforms in NC Forsyth Co Schools.