“Be a Leader: Lead the Change” is the theme of the 27th annual African-American Student Recruitment Conference scheduled 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at California State University, Fresno’s Satellite Student Union.
Jamal Jones, who played football at Fresno State and is now the team’s chaplain, will be the keynote speaker.
Jones, a native of Oakland, graduated from Fresno State in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and now is in full-time sports ministry with the Fellowship for Christian Athletes. In addition to his duties as Bulldog football team chaplain, Jones is a life coach and the fellowship’s campus representative.
Jones was a member of the Student Athlete Advisory Counsel and the Western Athletic Conference male representative for Fresno State and was student president of the Fellowship for Christian Athletes. In his senior season as a Bulldogs fullback, teammates voted him the most inspirational player and he received the Humanitarian Award at the MPC Computer Bowl in Boise, Idaho
The recruitment conference is sponsored by University Outreach Services in conjunction with the United Black Student Union of California Regional Conference.
For more information, call Outreach Services at 559.278.2048.