Dametraus Lewis Jaggers
Director of the Future of Hope Program
Rooted in both academia and ministry, Dametraus Jaggers brings a unique perspective to the Future of Hope Program. Prior to his time at Johnson University, Dametraus was the Associate Director of the Office of Multicultural Student Life at the University of Tennessee and provided leadership and direction for the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Multicultural Student Center at Ohio State University at Mansfield. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Higher Education Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Dametraus received a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel, and a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing, from Kent State University, in Kent, Ohio. Most recently, he served as Associate and Collegiate Minister at New Covenant Baptist Church. Dametraus is originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and currently resides in Knoxville with his wife Kristen and their two sons, Davin and Dallas.