Jovon Milford, M.A.

Assistant Director of Bands
Percussion Instructor

Allen Univiersity band program provides students with a wide range of performing opportunities. Through the Allen University percussion program students will also be trained in every point of percussion performance, such as orchestral percussion, timpani, solo marimba, chamber percussion, and world percussion. Music education is the center point of everything our department strive for.

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Sara Wilson Belton

Color Guard Instructor

Sara Wilson Belton serves as colorguard instructor for the Allen University Band of Gold in her hometown of Columbia, SC.  She graduated from Eau Claire High School, and went on to study Biology at South Carolina State University and Seminole State College.  She has had the pleasure of serving as consultant for flag corps within South Carolina and Florida, and also serves as flag instructor for The Brook, located in Columbia, SC. She is a member of the Epsilon Chi chapter of Tau Beta Sigma National Honorary Band Sorority, Inc. and currently serves on the executive board for the SCSU ITB Alumni Association.

Ashley Johnson

Golden Jacket Dance Coordinator
"Dance Excellence is key, on and off the field!"

The fabulous Miss Ashley Johnson is a graduate of South Carolina State University and native of Atlanta, Georgia. She credits her experiences in both places for her success in HBCU Dance and well-rounded approach to coaching at Allen University. Miss Johnson brings experience from the commercial entertainment world of Atlanta, working with some of today's biggest artists coupled with a decade of HBCU Dance experience including leadership, consulting, and tech innovation. She is a National HBCU Torchbearer's Award recipient, National Adjudicator with ESPN undefeated/Drumline Live, and member of the HBCU Dance
Auxiliary & Dance Director's Association.

Ralph Godbee II


Allen University is a family Orientated School, that is full of love and care to all of its Students, Faulty, and Staff. Allen University Marching "Band of Gold" is the Hottest Band Program in the Southeastern Area. "The New Kids on the Block!" For that matter alone, there is no need to look any further than Allen University! #AU #AUBOG

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