Do Right Men 2009: Drew Campbell

Do Right Men 2009: Drew Campbell
ESSENCE.COM Jul, 14, 2009

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DREW CAMPBELL, 39, New York City

WHAT MAKES HIM A DO RIGHT MAN: My life is based on integrity and loyalty. I also take personal accountability very seriously.

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Drew hangs in the zoo during a trip to China.

PROFESSION: President and CEO of Heightened Security, a boutique protection services firm specializing in safeguarding high-profile events and nightclubs.

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WHAT HE’S LOOKING FOR IN YOU: If you can go from hanging out at the club with me to lunching with heads of state, that’s a huge plus.

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WHAT YOU’LL DISCOVER WHEN YOU MEET HIM: My height. I’m 6 feet 8. Many men find it intimidating, but women think I’m a gigantic teddy bear.

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HOW TO MAKE HIM TAKE NOTICE: Time is really valuable to me. If you show up early for our date or make reservations when we go out, I’ll be extremely appreciative.

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Drew shows off his flair for fashion in the 80s.

WHY HE LOVES BLACK WOMEN: I adore Black women. You have an innate perseverance that I admire. And there’s nothing stronger than the unconditional love of a Black woman.

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Even as a kid, Drew was a stand-up guy.

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HE’LL JUMP THE BROOM WHEN: I can say without hesitation, “That’s who I want my daughter to be when she grows up.”

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