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Kevin James

Kevin James serves as the Interim President of Morris Brown College, a historically Black college located in Atlanta, Georgia founded in 1881. In this role, he leads as CEO and is responsible for leadership and management of all aspects of college operations and responsible for the development and execution of the vision and strategic direction for the college in concert with the Board of Trustees.

In his nearly 20-year career as a higher education administrator, faculty member, executive business leader, and motivational speaker, Kevin is committed to improving his community through education and empowerment. He has served in various executive-level roles in higher education and the nonprofit sector. Additionally, he teaches doctoral courses and serves as a Senior Dissertation Chair at the largest nonprofit Christian school in the country, Grand Canyon University.

Prior to his current post as Interim President, Kevin served as Interim CEO of the 100 Black Men of America, Inc., internationally headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of 100 Black Men of America is to improve the quality of life and enhance educational and economic opportunities for all African Americans.

A native of Columbia, S.C., Kevin attended South Carolina State University and earned his bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders and Social Sciences from Winthrop University; a master’s degree in Business Management, Leadership, and Organizational Effectiveness from Troy State University; and a Doctor of Education degree in Higher Education Leadership from Nova Southeastern University. He is also a graduate of the Higher Education Institute at Harvard University.