Tife Olusesi is a first-generation Nigerian-American, born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. He graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and is currently pursuing a certificate in Urban Management and Policy.
Olusesi's involvement in Charlotte’s Student Government Association started in 2019. In addition to his current role of student body president, he has also served as chair of Student Affairs (two terms), inaugural vice chair of the Transfer and Nontraditional Student Committee, founder and director of the Cultural Unity Board, member of the Organizational Ways and Means Committee, and student body vice president. He is also actively involved in the UNC Charlotte Chapter of the NAACP, serving as the chapter's charter vice president and previously serving as chair of Community Outreach and co-chair of Political Action. He is also involved with the Black Law Society (founder and co-president), the Pre-Law Society, the Black Student Union, the Black Organization Alliance Board, and the Organization of African Students.
Additionally, Olusesi is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. He spends much of his free time volunteering at his mother's care facility for the elderly and differently-abled in Knightdale, North Carolina. He is passionate about arts and culture, politics, civil rights and finance.