Jamia leads SCORE’s postsecondary strategy, relying on her deep experience in higher education to build relationships in the field to ensure all Tennessee students have access to postsecondary opportunities that prepare them for a career. Jamia joined SCORE in 2022 as senior director of postsecondary pathways. Prior to that, she served as dean of student success at Rhodes College, worked as an admissions counselor at UT Chattanooga, and held positions at UT Knoxville in career services, teacher education recruitment/retention, academic advising, and student services. Jamia serves on the advisory board for the University of Memphis K-12 Schools and The Schools of Perea, a Memphis public charter school. A Knoxville native, she is a proud graduate of Tennessee public schools. Jamia earned a bachelor’s in communication and a master’s in public administration from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga, and holds a PhD in higher education administration from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.