Jahshua Smith

Program Supervisor, Metro Detroit Region

Jahshua serves as the program supervisor for the Metro Detroit region of AdviseMI. In his role, he focuses on the supervision and development of 15-20 full-time college advisers while managing partnerships with partner schools.

Jahshua has worked in the field of youth development for more than ten years, serving as a behavior specialist for Highfields Inc., and former program director for the All of the Above Hip-Hop Academy's after school program, leading up to his current role with MCAN as of 2018.

Jahshua earned a Bachelor of Arts in broadcast journalism from Michigan State University in 2008. His road to college was paved by his mother, a Michigan State alumna, who instilled a college-going culture in his home since birth. A strong network of professors and peers and shared cultural experiences made his years at MSU one of a kind.

Jahshua has had a long sustaining career as a hip-hop artist and regularly performs around the Midwest when not at work.

Michigan State University Bachelor of Arts, Broadcast Journalism