Michael DeJesus III
Director, Student Success and Access
Michael DeJesus leads Student Success and Access at SREB. He joined SREB’s Postsecondary Education team in 2022, bringing more than a combined 20 years of experience in the higher education and state government. He was previously a program officer at the New York State Education Department where managed the Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) state-wide. He has also held several roles in higher education before serving as director of intercultural leadership and diversity at a private liberal arts college. Michael is also a former board member of the Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs in Higher Education.
Michael holds a B.A. and M.A. in Africana Studies from SUNY New Paltz and the University at Albany – SUNY; and an Ed.S. in Education Policy, Research and Administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He lives in the Atlanta metro area.