People

C. Bernard McCrary, Director
Bernard is responsible for the overall mission of the office to promote quality services and programs related to the retention, progression and graduation of African Americans attending Georgia State University. He brings a diverse background in higher education experience having worked for two other University System of Georgia institutions.

Michael A. Kimble, Jr., Student Affairs Advisor II
Mike is responsible for the development and coordination of the social and cultural programming within the office, as well as the facilitation of the leadership development initiatives through individual and student organization interaction. He also oversees the Black Student Leadership Institute and advises several of our student organizations. Having previously worked for his alma mater, the University of Kentucky, he brings several years of higher education experience to this position.

Jasmine Kelly, Student Affairs Advisor II
Jasmine is responsible for coordinating the academic support programs within the office. She also assists in the implementation of the Black Male Leadership Academy on the Decatur campus as well as advising our student organizations. Having a diverse background in academic affairs and diversity work, she brings extensive experience to the position.

Kadeja Thomas, Graduate Assistant, LSAT

Crystal Brown-Thompson, Graduate Assistant, Programming & Leadership Development

Zahra Mohamed, Graduate Assistant, Academic Support

Cleveland Whitehead, Graduate Assistant, Academic Support