Samuel Griffin

Media Relations and Events Associate

Samuel is responsible for developing and organizing relationships for the Brian Hamilton Foundation.


Samuel is responsible for developing and organizing relationships for the Brian Hamilton Foundation, including press, social media, and community partners.

Samuel brings to the organization journalism experience gathered from four years working as an editor-in-chief, writer, newspaper section editor, photographer, and copy editor for various publications under NC State Student Media. He graduated from NC State University, where he earned a B.A. in both English and Communication Media. 

As a Media Relations and Events Associate, Samuel works to form professional relationships across a wide spectrum of traditional and digital media organizations, and he also plans and promotes Brian Hamilton Foundation related events and speaking engagements.

“I didn’t know what an entrepreneur was but the[n] when Mr. Hamilton came to West Wilkes Middle School it changed my perspective on business careers.”

Caleb Huffman Student West Wilkes Middle School

Being a mentor… allows me to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with the business tools that they need to be successful in our society.

Monica Russell Mentor Inmates to Entrepreneurs

We believe that entrepreneurship unlocks the door to economic opportunity in the United States.

Margaret Froneberger Chief Executive Officer Brian Hamilton Foundation

Having your own company is for everyone, not just those born into privilege.

Brian Hamilton Founder Brian Hamilton Foundation