James Jesse, Vice President of the ORS Board, Director of Upward Bound Math & Science (UBMS) and Educational Opportunity Center (EOC), & Co-Founder of Opportunity Resource Services (ORS)
James was a first-generation low-income student from Eastland, TX and earned a B.A. in English and Philosophy at Hardin-Simmons University and started a graduate program in English at Texas Christian University. James has seven years of professional experience in higher education serving in the Student Support Services program. He also has experience as an Adjunct Instructor teaching Transition to College courses at a local community college.