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Jamon Alexander, '05

Jamon Alexander, '05

Jamon A. Alexander graduated from Grand Valley State University in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration.

While he was a student, Jamon worked as a Resident Assistant, and was also involved with the Office of Multicultural Affairs, and continues to maintain his connections with Grand Valley.

In the last seven years, Jamon has worked in the Development departments of the Heart of West Michigan United Way, the Spectrum Health Foundation and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation and he is currently the Annual Fund Director at the YMCA of Greater Grand Rapids.

Jamon is a passionate nonprofit professional who has established lasting relationships with volunteers, professionals and donors in the Grand Rapids community. He is a volunteer basketball coach for 5th and 6th graders. He also serves as a reading tutor for Schools of Hope through Grand Rapids Public Schools.

Professionally, Jamon has helped to grow multi-cultural programs and organizations in the West Michigan area. He is a founder of BL²END (Business Leaders Linked to Encourage New Directions) a former keynote speaker for the African American Alumni Association, and has participated in numerous leadership and development programs.

He currently lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan with his wife Jasmine and daughter.

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