The mission of G-Men Nation, Inc. is to support the successful growth and lively sustainment of the HBCU football program experience. To that end, the viable foci are to continue to maintain the elite status of being the premier intercollegiate organization in the nation, while providing the guidance and structure that permeate the G-Men band of brothers. As well, the awarding of academic and athletic scholarship will be offered to HBCU students who uphold the high standards of their university, and who devote time and effort to the uplifting of the football program.
Therefore, for assistance in fulfilling the mission, we incorporate the following targeted aims as the vision to catapult and advance the program goals, they are:
- To champion, promote, and preserve interest in the program, among and between alumni and stakeholders.
- To encourage the ongoing and committed participation of alumni and stakeholders when fundraising.
- To enhance the environment and opportunities for student athletes of HBCU football teams, thereby creating memorable collegiate exposure.
- To designate finances and render solid recognition to the G-Men and the University’s HBCU football program; and
- To assist the program toward social change, to include voter registration drives, law enforcement interaction/information seminars, and a myriad of other mentoring type projects.
Herman J. Arvie
Former NFL Offensive Lineman… fifth round pick (124th selection) of the 1993 NFL draft, Cleveland Browns… also member of the inaugural 1996 Baltimore Ravens… Under the tutelage of the legendary Eddie G. Robinson, was leader of Grambling’s offensive line, started all 12 games at left tackle on 1993 Heritage Bowl Championship and 1992 National Championship team, earning All-SWAC, All-Louisiana and Tigers Outstanding Offensive Lineman honors… Four-year starter… As a senior, was Sheridan Black College All-America and won All-America credentials (NCAA Division 1-AA) from Associated Press, Sports Network, and Pro Draft Report… As a junior, earned Tigers Outstanding Offensive Lineman honors… Redshirted in 1990 after knee injury… As a sophomore on 1989 SWAC Championship team, earned All-SWAC honors, All-Louisiana and Tigers Newcomer of the year honors… 1988 Graduate of Opelousas High School… All-City and All-District… Nicknamed “Big V”... Currently resides in Opelousas, LA… Divorced… three children… two grandchildren… Brother, Robert, is former Head Football Coach at Richwood HS (Monroe).
Born and raised in Opelousas, Louisiana. After graduating from Plaisance High School in 1966, he obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree from Grambling State University (formerly Grambling College) with a major in Accounting. Following graduation in January 1970, Moses joined a major oil and gas company where worked for almost 30 years in Dallas, Texas and Anchorage, Alaska.
During his working career, Moses did further graduate work at the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas, and University of Alaska in Anchorage. With seminary course work at Criswell Bible College and Dallas Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas, Moses completed a Master of Divinity at North Carolina Theological Seminary in Clinton, North Carolina in May 2019. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Theology at North Carolina Theological Seminary.
Moses is currently one of the Pastors at Rockwall Friendship Baptist Church in Rockwall, Texas, under the leadership of Sr. Pastor Shanon Thomas. Also, he serves as an Associate Minister at his home church in Opelousas, Louisiana, Mohorn Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Pastor Nicholas Thomas. He has monthly preaching engagements at Mohorn.
Moses is married to the lovely Ardra Whittley Shillow, and together they have three sons, one daughter, two granddaughters and three grandsons. Together they are active and involved in various church and ministry activities in the Dallas Area. Moses continues to be available as a teacher, speaker, and evangelist in the areas of Christian education, church finances, and Deacon training.
Moses has a passion for ministering in Pastoral Care. One of his greatest desires is to give strength and comfort to those who have experienced loss and going through many of life difficulties and challenges, especially in their later years.
Moses is a life member in the Grambling alumni association and continues to be a strong supporter of GSU. He is a past member and officer in the Grambling University Athletic Association, and an active member in the G-Men Nation, Inc. Also, for the past 15 years, he has been a supporter and sponsor of the Annual Bayou Classic Christian Fellowship.
Yumeaka Robinson Washington
OCTOBER 8, 1993 TO PRESENT
SOLO CIVIL PRACTICE, LAW OFFICE OF YUMEAKA ROBINSON WASHINGTON
Civil practice with a concentration in family law, personal injury, succession/probate, wills and donations.
OCTOBER 4, 1994 TO PRESENT
ASSISTANT DISTRIST ATTORNEY, SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT ATTORNEY’ OFFICE
Currently assigned to the Misdemeanor Division & Felony Worthless Checks and DWIs. Over my 29-year tenure, I have worked in every division of the District Attorney’s Office.
JUNE, 2008 TO PRESENT
MAGISTRATE, TOWN OF JONESBORO
Responsible for hearing cases involving ordinance violations and misdemeanor offenses.
AUGUST, 1992 TO AUGUST, 1993
INSTRUCTOR, GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY, GRAMBLING, LA
Department of English – taught Freshman and Sophomore level English courses.
JURIS DOCTOR, SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
BACHELOR OF ARTS (ENGLISH), SOUTHERN UNIVERISTY, BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA
AFFILIATIONS, RELIGIOUS, CIVIC & COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
Youth Director of Youth Ministry (Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Jonesboro, LA)
Southern University Alumni Federation
G-Men Nation, Inc (Executive Board Member)
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc (Life Member)
Jackson Parish Chamber of Commerce (Board of Director; President, 2023)
Jackson Parish Tourism (Board Member)
Louisiana State Bar Association
United States District – Western District
Louisiana State Bar House of Delegates (Past Delegate - 2nd Judicial District)
COVID 19 Meal Crisis Team (Jackson Parish)
NAACP – Jackson Parish Chapter
Operation Paradise Christmas, Co-Founder
(Annual Christmas Toys & Bicycles Giveaway – 2023 added gift card giveaways for single mothers)
Married to Ronald B. Washington, Founder of Paradise Funeral Homes LLC
Mother of Brett Bernard Washington, Grambling State University Student/Athlete (Tiger Baseball Team)
With 22+ years of experience in marketing, business development, B2B sales, and account management at F500 companies, Ingriul Foster has consistently developed and executed strategies that accelerated successful growth across multiple platforms at an array of healthcare and pharmaceutical companies. In her most recent roles, she leads as a Sr. Growth Disorder Therapy Manager at Novo Nordisk, and performs as an active member of the Rufus Harris GSU Alumni Chapter in Birmingham, AL, as well as being a life member of Grambling University National Alumni Association.
She began her career at Merck & Company, post graduation from Grambling State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Business Management where she sold various therapeutic products to primary care, specialty, hospitals, and academic institutions. In addition, she developed numerous speakers to educate HCPs, and leveraged managed care opportunities to generate new prescriptions.
In 2008, following multiple promotions, she left Merck & Company, and continued her career in business development, sales, and marketing at notable companies Abbott Laboratories, AT&T, Allergan, and Novobay before onboarding to her current position at Novo Nordisk.
To date, Foster has managed territories with revenues ranging from $8M to $485M during her career. Moreover, she has generated $12B+ in sales through multiple marketing campaigns and new product launches while attaining a dozen prestigious awards for exemplary performance above goal, and numerous accolades for furthering CRM on accounts.
Her core expertise besides marketing, sales, and business development includes creating innovative, impactful campaigns and promotions, market analysis, research, networking, presentations, and high-level business negotiations.
A key focus for her has been performing initiatives as an active member or in leadership roles within the Alpha Kappa Sorority, National Black MBA Association, National Sales Network, MAGIC Foundation, American Management Association, African Americans in Novo Nordisk, Women in Novo Nordisk, National Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Association, and Black Doctoral Network.
Ingriul was selected by Novo Nordisk to complete the Wharton Executive Education program, and is also a graduate of Webster University where she acquired an MBA, in addition, she is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Business Administration from Walden University. She presently resides in the greater Birmingham Metro area of Alabama.
Dr. Roderick Henderson
Was born and raised in Brookhaven, Mississippi and is the son of Arlustra and Ella Mae Henderson. He graduated from Brookhaven High School in 1990 and went on to play for the legendary Eddie Robinson at Grambling State University. While at Grambling, Roderick achieved such honors as first team All-Southwest Athletic Conference, All-Louisiana, and first team Sheridan Black All-American. In 1994, he received his Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and went on to obtain his Master’s, Specialist and Doctoral degrees in Education Leadership from Mississippi College. Roderick has served in the field of education for over 24 years in such capacities as teacher, football coach, principal, deputy superintendent, and currently as superintendent of the Brookhaven School District. He is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated and serves as a Deacon at Mount Missionary Baptist Church. He is married to the former Dr. Stephanie Johnson of Jackson, Mississippi, and they have two sons, Roderick and Michael.
Andre L. Robinson
One of Grambling State University’s prolific member of the GramFam community. He is a 1981 graduate of Grambling State University and received his Masters in Sports Administration in 2007. Andre is currently retired living in his hometown, Birmingham, Alabama.
As a Hall of Famer inducted into the 2023 Grambling Legend class, Andre has a plethora of experience in football. As a standout linebacker at A.H. Parker High School in Birmingham, Alabama, Andre received a football scholarship to Grambling and played five seasons under the legendary “Coach Rob”, Eddie G. Robinson, where he received multiple honors and accolades:
Andrew L. Glover
Former NFL TE, 10th Round, 274th selection NFL Draft, Los Angeles Raiders. 3 Sport Letterman at Grambling State University, Football, Basketball, as well as Track and Field. Graduated Fall 1990, B.S. Criminal Justice. Business Entrepreneur, and Philanthropist. CEO, Pro Player Promotions. Married, 3 children. Resides, Houston TX.
Born and raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with 24 years of professional managerial experience in the areas of supply chain, operations, and logistics. The Son of Annie Phillips and Larry Mack is a Graduate of McKinley High school where he was a four year letterman in football and where he received All-State HM, All-district 1st team, Defensive Player of the Year, Who’s Who Honor in Football and a Member of the 1990 High School All American Football Team. Attended Grambling State University where he played for the GSU Football Team under Legendary Coach Eddie Robinson. A member of the 1992 National & Heritage Bowl Championship Team, 1994 SWAC Championship Team, 1994 All-SWAC 1st team, SWAC Defensive Player of the Year, 1st Team Black College All American and member of the 1994 Heritage Bowl Team. Happily married to his high school sweetheart Shunn Phillips for 24 years and proud father of their daughter Kylie… Nickname “Block” … Loves shoes and sunglasses. Enjoys sports and quality time with friends and family.
Craigory Sam Sr.
Retired Store Manager, Walmart Store, Inc. His hometown is Opelousas, La where he attended Opelousas Senior High School and graduated in 1988. He played football and earned the honors of All-City, All-Parish, All-District and also earned a Scholarship to play football at Grambling State University. He played under the Legendary Coach Eddie G. Robinson Sr. for four years. While playing for Coach Rob, Craigory was a Four-Year Letterman and was selected as Co-Captain for two-years. He also received the honors of 1st Team All-SWAC and the recipient of the John Gee Award his Senior year. He played on the 1992 Black National Championship Team as well as the 1993 Heritage Bowl Championship Team. Craigory graduated in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management. He displays exceptional leadership and management skills, promotes team building and enjoys teaching and training others. He possesses a positive attitude and always encourages others to work hard to be successful. Craigory is inspired daily by his lovely wife Tamie. In his free time, Craigory loves the outside world of landscaping, hunting, fishing, camping and cooking. He currently resides in Opelousas, La.
Dr. Rev. Michael L. Jiles
The son of the late Rev. Y. D. Jackson and late Dr. Betty Jackson. Raised in Grambling, LA. Played for the legendary Coach Eddie G. Robinson and the mighty Tigers and was a 3-year letterman and member of the 1989 SWAC Championship team. B.A. degree in Mass Communications, Sportswriter for the Ruston Daily Leader. Coaching High School football and track for 30 years. Currently serves as the Athletic Director and Head Boy's Track Coach at Woodlawn Leadership Academy in Shreveport, LA. Named 2-time State Coach of the Year, 1 State Championship, 2 State Runner-up Championships and several Regional and District Championships. He is currently a Louisiana State University Track and Field Official as well as the Offensive Line Coach for the Southern University at Shreveport Jags. Jiles is the Assistant to the Pastor at the Mary Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church in Shreveport, LA under the leadership of Dr. Willie Giles, Jr. He has received his Certificate of Studies in Humanities and Religious Studies from Louisiana Tech University and a Master's of Theology Degree from Caddo Theological Seminary and Bible College. He received his Doctoral Degree in Theology May 2022. He has been married for 26 years to the lovely Alecia S. Jiles. They have 1 son and 1 grandchild. Nephew and Godson, Cam Jefferson is a WR at Southern University.
Adrian Consonery Sr.
Sergeant at Arms
Former Guard and Fullback for the 1986 – 1989 G-Men, Adrian “Coach C” Consonery Sr., also known as “Finley,” was often referred to as “the Hardest Working Man in the SWAC”. He played for the legendary Coach Eddie G. Robinson and was a member of the 1989 SWAC Championship Team.
As an Automotive Engineering major, Adrian used the skills acquired at Grambling to build a successful Automotive Repair business which he has owned and operated for the past 23 years. Always seeking to identify the cause and provide the solution, he is also trained in the field of Naturopathic Medicine where he uses his skills to provide Health & Wellness Coaching through the non-profit Kaleidoscope Outreach which he co-founded.
A native of Napoleonville, Louisiana, Adrian currently resides in Marietta, GA and is actively involved in his local community, where he coached youth and middle-school football for 12 years and still provides mentorship for high school and college athletes. He also serves as an Elder at Bridge Pointe Church in Marietta, GA where he provides spiritual guidance and mentoring for families, couples, and individuals. Adrian has been married to Dr. Crystal M. Consonery for 28 years and the two have two adult children, Aerial, and Adrian Consonery Jr.