Raheem Jessop

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Ph.D Student, UCSB Department of Education, 2019-2020

Raheem is a second year PhD student in the department of education with a concentration on Culture and Development. His research will look at college decision-making among African American high school students and analyze the factors that make them choose between a Predominantly White Institution (PWI) and a Historically Black College or University. Raheem graduated from Morehouse College in 2017 and he uses his experience of Black education to pursue his passion and ensure Black students receive the best education and experience a school has to offer.