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Julian is an educator, motivational speaker, author, and entrepreneur. Julian Nixon is a native of Atlanta, Georgia but for over 9 years he has called Greenville, SC his home. Julian is a Professor of Anatomy & Physiology at Greenville Technical College. He is the Faculty Advisor for the African American Male Leadership Institute, an organization started by students, faculty, staff, administrators and community leaders to increase the retention and persistence of African American males on the collegiate level. The organization has seen its members achieve college graduation, transfers to four year institutions, distinguished military service, and exceptional student leadership.

After rebounding from academic probation to graduate with two degrees from Clemson University, Julian found his passion in higher education. Julian created two YouTube channels (daprofessa77 and daprofessa nixon) that offer online tutoring in Anatomy & Physiology. He has also launched a website (www.makeitplainforme.com) and authored a book on student success that targets the uncommon issues of student life that hinders students from obtaining the full educational experience. Julian speaks each year on leadership, education, overcoming obstacles and the need for leading change.

Julian has participated in Leadership Greer, Founder’s Institute, GHS Development Council, Faculty Senate, GTC President’s Leadership Institute, S.C. Annual Student Leadership Conference, South Carolina Technical Education Association, Clemson Black Alumni, Youth Ministry, Children’s Outreach, as well as partnerships with several other organizations and initiatives.

Julian has been blessed with several honors such as GTC Professor of the Year; SC Technical Educators Association Educator of the Year; NISOD Excellence in Education National Award; SC Governor Distinguished Professor of the Year; 107.3 JAMZ Black History Makers; Talented Tenth Top 10 Young Professionals Award; 96.3 Black History Makers; SC Black Pages Who’s Who of Colleges and Universities; Business Black Box Magazine Trailblazer; TEDx Presenter.

Julian often quotes a sample from the dissertation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. which states that “I cannot be who I am supposed to be until you are who you are supposed to be; and you cannot be who you are supposed to be until I am who I supposed to be…this is the law of interrelatedness.” Julian enjoys writing, traveling, eating new foods, playing video games, collecting comics and working on his new start-up company. Julian is married to his college sweetheart Shante’.

Julian Nixon Trailblazer image from Black Box

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