He stopped university due to financial difficulties and applied for a job at UPS because the company advertised that promotions came from among its own ranks of employees. He was one of Baltimore’s initial ten UPS drivers. He was elevated to management after two years of driving. He was continually promoted till he attained the position of senior vice president of operations. In his 34-year career with UPS, he and his wife lived in eight cities. He served on the UPS board of directors as well. Although he left Morgan State in 1998, he never forgot his time there. Tyler and his wife Tina recently announced that they would be increasing a scholarship in his honor at Morgan State with a $20 million donation.
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Tyler issued a statement that read: