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Q & A with
Adegbola Adesogan

You were born in Nigeria, studied in the United Kingdom, teach in Florida, work for the good of nation’s across the globe — what’s your favorite place in the world?

Each place has its unique attractions but nothing beats coming home to my family in Gainesville.

If you weren’t a professor, what would you be?

An entrepreneur.

What’s something interesting about you that rarely gets covered?

I love riding motorcycles.

You’re an animal guy, so what’s your favorite?


What’s playing on your car radio?

Holy, by Jesus Culture

What’s important in your life?

My faith, my family and helping others.

If you unexpectedly received $1 million to support your work, what would you do with it?

Conduct research to provide more evidence and raise awareness about how important animal-source foods are for the growth, health and cognitive and neurological development of children in poor families in developing countries.

Your Impact

Cows, Chickens, Goats … And Gators
For Adegbola Adesogan, a major research university in the Subtropics provides the perfect setting for his life’s work: figuring out how to feed a hot and crowded world
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