Political activist, Antonia Okafor is known as the founder of a non-profitable organisation, emPOWERed 2A. She has been featured as a news commentator and contributor on several News Stations including FOX News, CNN, One America Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group/WJLA. Her expertise as a political analyst has been depicted through her contributions in button topics such as gun rights/gun violence, war on drugs, feminism, race relations and immigration and these have ushered her into the limelight as a public relations expert.
In addition, Okafor is an aspiring beauty queen who has contested in many pageantries including Miss Texas International and Miss Texas. She also has a strong passion for service which has spawned her to become a humanitarian worker as she was a member of the group that provided aid relief to Syrian refugees called Heart of Lebanon.
Antonia Okafor Biography
The Chief Executive Officer of EmPOWERed 2A was born to her parents Fred and Eucharia Okafor in Carrollton, Texas, the US on 25th January 1990. She has three siblings, two sisters and a brother namely, Christie, Everesta, and Fred. She possesses an African-American racial background. Antonia Okafor graduated from Hebron High School in Texas. She acquired her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Politics Economy and Master of Arts degree in Public Policy from the University of Texas situated in Dallas.
Prior to her graduation, the political analyst interned at a non-profitable organisation “IGNITE Political Power in Every Young Woman” which as its name implies builds political ambition in young women. As a result of the national vision of the organisation which is to build a movement of young women across the United States who are civically and politically engaged and who ultimately will pursue a life of civic and political leadership, Antonia Okafor was transitioned into a well-known political activist, who sometimes has been referred to as a conservative feminist.
Furthermore, the news commentator began her training for an ambassadorship in the Running Start Campaign which aims at increasing the participation of women in politics in January 2014. A few months later, she was made a Star Fellow ambassador of the Running Start Campaign. During that time, Okafor also became a congressional intern for the United States senator, Kelly Ayotte.
The political activist, however, rose to fame for being gun rights advocate for Concealed Carry on Campus as she was made a Southwest Regional Director for Students for Concealed Carry on Campus. During her tenure, she advocated for the gun rights course known as Campus Carry which eventually led to the successful implementation of the Concealed Carry on Campus in Texas law.
Furthermore, Okafor is in support of the reform of Criminal justice as she opposes the war on drugs. As the Chief Executive Officer of emPOWERed 2A, a non-profitable organisation for United States students, the public relation expert has empowered many young women on how to defend themselves through the safe use of guns and has continued with her advocacy for gun rights in several universities in the United States through her organisation.
In addition, Antonia Okafor serves as the host of the widely acknowledged PragerU video titled Black, Millennial Female… and Conservative which has attracted over 10 million views and counting, having about 3.8 million YouTube views and 7 million views on Facebook.’
The multi-talented FOX News contributor has also worked as a writer at Independent Journal Review and her written works have been published by the New York Times, The Hill and Austin-American States. More so, Okafor regularly features as a contributor on many News Networks including FOX News, One America Network, among others.
Husband and Family Of The Political Activist
As stated previously Antonia Okafor’s parents are Fred and Eucharia Okafor. They immigrated from Nigeria to the United States of America. She has three siblings, two sisters named Everesta and Christie and her brother Fred. At the age of 5, Okafor’s father was handed a prison term of 20 years for a non-violent crime which eventually led to his deportation to Nigeria and was placed on a ban from re-entering into the United States.
The founder of emPOWERed 2A is currently in a loving relationship with Phillip Travis Cover, a fellow Conservative who aspires to be a pastor in Denver, Colorado. The pair began dating in 2017 and are still together as they work towards tying the knot in the near future.