Laetitia Adelson

Partner High School: Salem High School, Conyers, Georgia

Laetitia enjoys working and mentoring high school students as a GCAC adviser.

 

 


Jayme Allen

Partner High School: Benjamin Mays High School, Atlanta, Georgia

 

 

 


Mikala Bush    

Partner High School: North Atlanta High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Mikala's best experience in GCAC thus far has been helping a first-generation, undocumented student become a POSSE Scholar at Boston University.

 

 


Randie Chapman

Partner High School:  Benjamin Mays High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Randie knew she wanted to go to college since she was in the fourth grade, thanks to a College and Career Fair held at her elementary school.

 

 


Fatima Diarrassouba

Partner High School: Meadowcreek High School, Norcorss, Georgia

Fatima was drawn to being a college adviser by a desire to help other students experience higher education, even when they thought they could not go to college.

 

 


Glenda Dowdy

Partner High School:  Benjamin Mays High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Glenda earned a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Georgia  before joining GCAC.

 

 


Loni Gibson

Partner High School:  Rockdale County High School, Conyers, Georgia

Loni finds that she loves seeing students who never thought about college before, learn to make and follow-through on post-secondary school life plans.

 

 


Jenae Herrington

Partner High School:  Henry Grady High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Jenae's parents instilled in her the desire to attend college from a young age. As an adviser she now finds herself in a position to foster this same desire in others.

 

 


Delisha Hodo

Partner High School: BEST Academy High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Delisha is drawn to being an adviser because she wants to support first-generation college goers like herself.

 

 


Janai Raphael

Partner High School:  Maynard Jackson High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Janai knew some of our own GCAC advisers and wanted a job that would allow her to help other people, not just collect a paycheck.

 

 


Johnnae Roberts

Partner High School:  Maynard Jackson High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Johnnae has an interest in Student Affairs and thought being a GCAC adviser would allow her to learn about on-the-ground student affairs while helping high school students.

 

 


Modupe Salimonu

Partner High School:  Therrell High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Modupe calls GCAC a revolutionary program. She joined GCAC because she wants to be the college adviser she needed in high school.

 

 


Ashley Simpson-Haley

Partner High School:  Cedar Shoals High School, Athens, Georgia

Ashley enjoys helping her students find hope for a better future.

 

 

 

 


    Jessica Taylor

        Partner High School:  Westside High School,

        Augusta, Georgia

        Jessica loves how GCAC allows her to affect generational change

        for her students.

 

 

 

 


Alli Thomas

Partner High School:  Drew Charter School, Atlanta, Georgia

Alli always knew she wanted to go to college. She joined GCAC because she wants others to live their college dreams.

 

 


Chanelle Washington

Partner High School:  Therrell High School, Atlanta, Georgia

Chanelle dreamed of being the first, female African American President of the United States as a child. Now she wants others to dream big and know how to make their dreams a reality.

 

 


Kesharia Woods

Partner High School:  Coretta Scott King Young Women's Leadership Academy, Atlanta, Georgia

Kesharia likes being an adviser because with her around, it means that less students fall through the cracks.

 

 


Alyssa Yuhouse

Partner High School:  Clarke Central High School, Athens, Georgia

Alyssa says the most rewarding GCAC experience has to be seeing students realize that college is an opportunity for them.