As an advocate for educational preservation, Jay has a committed interest in the future direction and quality of programming within our community. He is focused on the need for collaborative efforts to raise the awareness of critical issues related to improving student and community integration as it relates to intellectual development. He received his MBA from Florida A&M University and his diverse career path has spanned a variety of industries that include educational leadership, commercial banking, business development and real estate consulting and commission. During the course of his career he has focused on the academic, social and professional advancement of the global community. Specifically, he has focused on academic structuring, statistical/data analysis, partnership development, work-based learning experiences, college preparation, social etiquette, and quality recruitment efforts in order to enhance the experience of young scholars. Jay studied business administration at Florida A&M University.