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Director, Staff and Mentors



Jeremi London, Assistant Provost for Academic Opportunity and Belonging, is the director of the Vanderbilt Posse. Dr. J also has a faculty appointment in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

Graduate Student Assistant

Julissa Burgos

Posse Mentors

At Vanderbilt, each cohort is assigned two dedicated staff or faculty members who serve as mentors and give generously of their time and talents to help lead their teams with weekly meetings, team building, and individualized and group support. All-Posse meetings are scheduled three times per year and are attended by Posse scholars, NY staff, mentors, and staff.

Cleo Rucker, J.D.
Posse 31
ReChard Peel, M.Ed.
Posse 32
Antonella Valdivia, M.Ed.
Posse 32


Brittany Pomilee, M.Ed.  Celina Callahan-Kapoor, Ph.D.     Jaden T. Royal, M.A.       Kauthar Gaber, M.Ed.

Posse 33                               Posse 33                                Posse 34                          Posse 34