3. Neil deGrasse Tyson
The 60-year old who currently hosts a talk show on NatGeo by the name “Star Talk” a role model for all the young black men out there who want to achieve academic excellence and make a mark in their field of study. He is an expert in astronomy and is familiar with everything related to it, one way or the other. The popular cosmologist and astrophysicist served as the 5th head of the Hayden Planetarium located in New York City.