Michael DeJesus

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 20 years of experience in 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 statewide. He has also held several roles in higher education, serving as director of intercultural leadership and diversity at a private liberal arts college. Michael is 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 the State University of New York at New Paltz and the University at Albany SUNY and an Ed.S. and Ph.D. in education policy, research and administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He lives in the metropolitan Atlanta area.