Dr. J. West
Dr. J. West is the Grants Program Manager for the Umoja Community Education Foundation.
Dr. West has a wealth of knowledge and expertise in higher education, from teaching, advising, leadership, and research.
He studied at San Diego State University and earned a doctorate in Educational Leadership, emphasizing community college leadership. Dr. West has assisted in developing equity programs at community colleges across California. His work has included the development of research tools, analyzing data, and facilitating difficult conversations about race and bias in education.
Dr. West joined our team in 2023.