Conference Chair-Elect, NASPA Alabama
Assistant Director of the Blackburn Institute
The University of Alabama
Jerran Hill joined The University of Alabama in 2016 as the Assistant Director of the Blackburn Institute, a leadership development program with a civic engagement focus on improving the state of Alabama. With a decade of experience in higher education, he previously served as a Senior Military Science Instructor at Marion Military Institute and taught adjunct courses at Judson College and Concordia College Alabama. Jerran is a former U. S. Army Captain and combat veteran, earning a Bronze Star for his service in Iraq. His community involvement includes service with Leadership Tuscaloosa, Historic Preservation Committee, Lions Club and several mentoring programs for young urban men. An ordained minister, Jerran resides in Helena with his wife Andrea and their two children. Mr. Hill is an alumnus of Alabama A&M University (Bachelor of Science in Urban Planning) and Samford University (Master of Divinity).