Jahmai Fisher

1060 Hixson-Lied Student Success Center
515-294-6624

Education: 
B.S., Biology, West Chester University of Pennsylvania 
M.S., Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

Hometown: Nassau, Bahamas

Favoritie ISU memory or tradition: During my first week, meeting so many kind, welcoming folks!

Favorite Motto: "If I did not define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive" - Audre Lorde

Hobbies: Hiking, cooking, reading, dancing, gardening, checking out new restaurants and spending time with loved ones and my pup!

Interests: Professionally, student retention, success and building more inclusive, social justice-minded spaces within higher educatioin.

Favorite Food: Caribbean & Asian Culture

Fun Fact: I've swam with sharks before, I've lived on a beachfront for a large portion of my life, I've visited every region of the U.S. and have lived in each except for the west coast.

What I love most about my job: I love being able to make meaningful connections with students that help me best support them. An education and college/university experience is transformative; being able to aid in a student's success is a privilege I don't take for granted. 

What I'm listening to: The latest/hottest rap, hip hop, dancehall and reggae.

What I'm watching: Ozark