Laz Alonso, the new Travel Ambassador for!

American Airlines is pleased to announce the appointment of actor Laz Alonso as our new Travel Ambassador for Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Laz graduated from the prestigious Howard University School of Business, earning a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in marketing. After college, he worked at an investment banking firm on Wall Street before embarking on a career in acting.

Winner of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in Jumping the Broom, Laz is also known for his roles in Avatar, Stomp the Yard and many roles in television and Hollywood films. He also brings a wealth of knowledge and love of travel to his new position.

“I’m a longtime fan of,” said Alonso. “I’m really excited to begin this journey with BlackAtlas and to take the members along the road with me as I travel to exciting countries and destinations, both far and near, all with an emphasis on the black experience.”

American Airlines is proud to welcome Laz Alonso to our team. Join today, and follow Laz in his quest for the most interesting, eye-opening travel experiences around the globe!



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