Gottfreid Lutumba, Class of 2020

Gottfreid Lutumba, Full-Time MBA Ambassador

Gottfreid was born in Angola and has lived in 3 different continents throughout his life. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma, Norman with bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology in 2019, where he engaged in a multitude of University activities, both social and academic, from working as a Homecoming chair for two consecutive years to doing over a year of research in new drug discovery and prodrug cancer treatments. In his senior year, Gottfreid co-founded a financial technology company with the purpose of deploying the first digital payment system in Angola, from that experience he realized that UTD was the best school to complement his skills and further his career due to its small class-size, diversity and excellent academic program. Gottfreid is currently pursuing his Full-time MBA at UTD with a focus in Strategy and Finance and hopes to further his professional interests and contribute to UTD as much as he can.

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Jason Armstrong, Class of 2021

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Charles Huff, Class of 2021

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