Michael DeJesus

Michael DeJesus III
Director, Student Success and Access

Profile

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.