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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Gabriel Afolayan

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/alumni/about/directors/afolayan.html

Gabriel AfolayanGabriel Afolayan
'07 Human Biology

Gabe Afolayan earned his undergraduate degree in Human Biology from Minnesota State Mankato in 2007. Immediately upon graduation, Gabe joined Cargill, Inc. as a Marketing and Sales Intern within its Specialty Canola Oils business unit. He subsequently transitioned to the trading arena where he spent three years as a Commodity Merchant within Cargill’s Horizon Milling business unit before accepting a position as a Coal Trader within Cargill’s Thermal Energy Supply Chain business unit. In 2011, Gabe completed the part-time MBA Program at the Carlson School of Management on the campus of the University of Minnesota. During his time at Minnesota State Mankato, Gabe was involved with the Minnesota State Student Association where he served as a Senator, Speaker, and President. He also worked on campus for two years as a Community Advisor in McElroy Hall. In his spare time, he enjoys playing basketball, attending sporting events, and spending time with family and friends. Gabe currently resides in Plymouth, MN.