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The Residence Life Staff provides information, guidance, direction, and programming to meet your housing needs. The ultimate goal of the Residence Life Staff is to foster an environment that supports each student's academic success and participation in the life of the University.
Residence Life Team
Tawanna Lee - Director of Residence Life
Tawanna Lee serves as the Director of Residence Life at the University of the District of Columbia, providing overall leadership and direction for operations and developmental programming for residential students. Mrs. Lee also serves as advisor to Resident Student Association, a student –led organization which represents and protects the views, concerns, and rights of the residential community, and strives to improve the quality of life within university housing. Mrs. Lee brings over a decade of experience in mentoring and supporting students, coupled with the executive leadership in supervision, operations development, budgeting, and strategic planning to advance the Office of Residence Life. Mrs. Lee completed her Bachelor of Science degree in International Business & Entrepreneurship from Florida Atlantic University. Mrs. Lee completed her Masters of Education in Educational Leadership, with a concentration in Higher Education Administration from Lynn University.
Prior to her arrival at the University of the District of Columbia, she held progressively responsible roles in the field of housing/residential life, most recently serving as a member of the leadership team for GW Housing Programs, a residential program responsible for 7,400+ students at the George Washington University. Mrs. Lee is also an active member and regional and national professional student affairs and housing-related associations, including ACUHO-I (Association of College and University Housing Officers-International) and NASPA (National Association of Student Personnel Administrators)
Maya Jumper, Resident Advisor
Maya Jumper is a second-year Resident Advisor for the Office of Residence Life, providing leadership and direction for residential students. Maya is second-year law student (2L) at the David A. Clarke School of Law at the University of the District of Columbia. As a native Washingtonian, Maya attended Benjamin Banneker High School and went on to receive a B.A. in Political Science and a B.A. in African and African-American Studies with a minor in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During her undergraduate career, Maya held several leadership positions in the Black Student Movement, rowed for UNC Varsity Rowing Team, and served as community service chair for her sorority, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated. In addition to these activities, Maya worked with UNC Housing for two years as an Office Assistant in freshman/sophomore residence halls. Currently at the David A. Clarke School of Law, Maya is a Dean's Fellow and the Vice President of the UDC- Black Law Students Association.
Daniel Young, Resident Advisor
Daniel Young is also a Resident Adviser for the Office of Residence Life, providing leadership and direction for residential students. Daniel also serves as a member of the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) as chair of the Chartering and Recruitment committee and a member of Student Activities and Student Events (SASE) team; posts that he has held for the past two years. An active student leader, Daniel is also a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and serves as president of his campus chapter; he is also a member of the Biology Club and Beta Kappa Chi Scientific Honor Society. A transfer student from Charleston, SC., Daniel is a senior, studying biology, with aspirations of becoming a dentist. Daniel strives to see the university and its students create a legacy and not live off one.
Jahlani Clarke, Resident Advisor
Jahlani Clarke is a Resident Advisor for the Office of Residence Life, providing leadership and direction for residential students. Jahlani is a sophomore Honors student, studying pure mathematics. He hopes to become an aeronautical engineer with a concentration in robotics. Jahlani also serves as the Public Relations chair for the Student Activities and Special Events(SASE) organization. Jahlani wants to assist in bringing UDC to the forefront of higher education in America.