Jakeel R. Harris, M.S. (he, his, him)

EDUCATOR. POET. COMMUNITY ORGANIZER. 

"Be Ready Every Amazing Thing Happens Eventually. In other words, BREATHE."


Jakeel currently serves as the Assistant Director of Residential Student Experience at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (SLO)

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The ability to enhance and grow our communities lies in the willingness to dedicate time, energy, and effort into bettering ourselves and supporting others in their journey.”

Jakeel R. Harris, M.S.

Founder & CEO, Project SPEAKS

​Project SPEAKS, Inc. (Spread Positivity Encourage Awareness Know Something), is a (501c3) California-based non-profit organization, volunteer group, and movement created to promote unity, self-awareness, and positivity. ​ 


Founded in 2012, Project SPEAKS' goal is to provide academic and non-academic resources to developing communities, while promoting community education, social awareness, and personal growth. 

Tell Me About It with Jakeel is a podcast that seeks to provide insight into the various educational experiences of students of color. The podcast highlights the work and experiences of educators of color, placing specific emphasis on those from Black backgrounds. The podcast seeks to connect to listeners and expose them to the various issues that people of color face while attending, working, and existing within higher education systems.

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