It is Member on the Move time! This week we are featuring James Gordon, a native of Coldwater, MS. James received his Bachelors of Elementary Education and Mathematics from JSU in 05′. He was apart of the JSU Football team, JSU Choir, and the Alpha Beta Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.

James is the Principal of Hickory Ridge Elementary School and member of the Shelby County Schools Principal Association. He is a 3-Time Reward School Principal for Top 5 percent of high performing schools in TN. He is also an active member of the DeSoto Co Alumni Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma. James is the proud Husband of Ashley Gordon, and Proud father of Jade Elise Gordon.

Why did you choose JSU?
Jackson State was the only university that really recruited me (thanks to Dean Belton). They also provided me with several scholarships (academic and choir).

What is your favorite or most fun memory from JSU?
Being on the yard when they had the Greek Plots that were TREES. Going to the football games and attending homecoming.

Favorite rival game to attend?
Jackson State vs Alcorn (Soul Bowl)

What do you enjoy most about being a member of the JSU Memphis Alumni Chapter?
Leadership and the energy from all fellow alumni.

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