Jason J. Dorsette is the director of the Centennial Scholars Program and Male Initiatives at North Carolina Central University. Dorsette holds a Master's Degree in Public Administration with a focus in Organizational Leadership from North Carolina Central University and has worked in higher education for over six years. Before entering into the higher education field, Dorsette taught middle school history in the Washington, DC area, served as a program coordinator for Durham Habitat for Humanity and has worked in various state and local governmental agencies including: NC Department of Transportation, Dept. of Economic Development, and the City of Durham Planning Department. In addition, Dorsette serves on the Board of Directors for the Durham Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club of America, and serves on the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commissions for Student Involvement and the Commissions on Men and Masculinities. Having served as an advisor to almost a dozen different student organizations, Dorsette has worked with countless students during their growth and development as leaders. His passion and love for student development is his driving force and greatest motivation in life. He firmly believes that helping students to realize their potential is aligned with his life purpose.