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Davion Pearson is the College Access Advisor for the Educational Opportunity Center program that serves all of Dallas County. Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, Davion attended North Carolina A&T State University where he earned a Bachelor of Social Work degree. He currently attends the University of Texas at Arlington pursuing his Master of Social Work degree with a concentration in Children and Families.

Davion with Upward Bound Students during the Summer Program

Davion with Upward Bound Students during the Summer Program

 

Davion was the first to obtain a college degree in his immediate family and relates to the barriers of many of the ORS Upward Bound & EOC students & clients. Davion has many years working with individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds where his passion is to help establish a positive trajectory in their lives. Davion loves making meaningful connections and seeing his student’s hard work lead to success. Davion joined the ORS team in 2020 as a Program Coordinator for Upward Bound. He was instrumental in developing new curriculum for the Upward Bound Summer Work-Study Program.

Davion with Upward Bound Students at the Frontiers of Flight Museum

Davion with Upward Bound Students at the Frontiers of Flight Museum

 

In his current role as College Access Advisor, Davion will provide resources and educational guidance to Dallas County areas. Davion is driven to uphold the ORS vision of a Texas without generational poverty and wants to be a front runner for bridging the gap in providing an equitable and excellent service to all.

Davion Pearson and Kristen Miller, the EOC Dallas team, connecting with the community at the Cleburne Business Expo.