Jamal Williams is the Director of Collegiate Academy & College Credit Partnership at Texas Wesleyan University. As director, Jamal will provide oversight of the new grant-funded Dunbar High School Early College High School partnership as well as existing college credit partnerships with local school districts and private high schools. Jamal was previously at Tarrant County College South Campus where he served as Coordinator of Student Support. Jamal also served on the Tarrant County College Achieving the Dream Core Team and as the Vice Chair of Programs for Fort Worth Independent School District Education Foundation. He is currently a third year doctoral student at Tarleton State University Educational Leadership & Policy Studies Program. His research concentration is on higher education access and retention strategies for minority males.