Azani Pinkney

chief of staff


Azani serves as Chief of Staff here at Scholly, where he manages Scholly’s network of strategic partnerships to maintain and build new pathways for company growth and opportunity. With a degree in Africana Studies from the University of Pennsylvania, he has a huge passion for education, shown through his years of experience supporting student success at the secondary, community college, undergraduate, and graduate levels, but that’s not all!

As an entrepreneur, Azani has also founded a range of businesses and organizations, from The Khmun School, an independent research hub specializing in the study of creativity and spirituality, to his creative service agency IMAGIN8TION, where he served as Creative Director, leading the creation of brands and marketing content for clients such as: UCLA, Teach for America, Penn Relays Carnival, and many more.

At Scholly, Azani combines his detailed knowledge of the student experience with his knack for creativity to push Scholly forward on its mission to become a central hub of student affordability.

In addition to being our Chief of Staff, Azani is also a skilled painter and graphic designer.