Shaq Tensley is from Indianapolis, IN. A graduate of Warren Central High School on the east side of Indy, he was a member of the football and track teams, and was also part of the National Honor Society.
After graduating from Warren Central, Shaq attended the University of Dayton (Dayton, OH) to study Mechanical Engineering, and was also a 4-Year Letterman on their Division-1 football team. While at UD, Shaq was a member of numerous campus organizations including, the National Society of Black Engineers, and the Athletes in Action Ministry. He earned multiple awards during his time in Dayton, with the most notable being the Lt. Andy Zulli Award for Character and Leadership, awarded to him by his football coaching staff.
Shaq graduated from UD with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering in 2015 and joined Eaton Corporation, on their Leadership Development Program, working within their Engineering Services Division. He currently works as a Sales Engineer with Eaton, in Austin. TX.
Some of Shaq’s hobbies and interests include, sports, music, movies, traveling, and experiencing new foods. Shaq has a deep passion for giving back and working to expand the opportunities for underprivileged youth, with the goal of driving more socioeconomic equity.