We Match
Aptitude with Opportunity.

Passport to College connects with students from all over the world who are beating the odds. Students who, against all types of challenges, have demonstrated tenacity, strong work ethics, will power, integrity and a burning desire to succeed; students yearning for the one thing that stands in the way of their success, opportunity.

What We Do

Provide School Supplies

Upon acceptance and enrollment in a university through Passport to College, students are provided with the relevant tools needed. These include laptops, books and stationery.

Collaborate with high schools

We collaborate with high schools to find their best and brightest students whose futures may be hampered because of finances.

Coach Students

Passport to College coaches its students to function effectively in the school and work environment.

Match Students with Colleges

We work with colleges and students to find the perfect match for our students.

Provide Career Advice

Passport to College provides career advise to all its students so their lives after university will be just as fruitful.

Grant Access to our Network

We have an ever growing network of professionals and villagers who are ready and willing to work with all students on their journey.

Leadership

Jean Harris

CEO, Co-founder

Jean began her career as an educator. She has been involved with corporate human resource and employee relations’ issues for over two decades. Jean has mentored a variety of children on the college admissions process for undergraduate and graduate studies. This includes her three children which have all gone through the college process in different fields. She keeps up with the latest trends in academic admissions processes. Having grown up in a country with limited opportunities for talented youth, she is driven to connect students with life changing opportunities through education. Jean holds a Bachelor of Science in Education and a Master’s of Arts in Communications Studies.

Irella Blackwood

Co-founder

Irella is a skilled professional with a background in audit and compliance. Irella is passionate about education. She has held the role as a trustee on the Board of Directors for St. Joseph Notre Dame High School of Alameda. As a finance committee member, responsible to ensure proper management of funds. Irella has also been on the San Francisco chapter’s Board of directors for the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). She has also is a member of the Education Committee for the Association of Local Government Auditors. She has a B.A. in Economics from the University of California, Berkeley, and an M.B.A in Finance from Holy Names University.

Wendena Parkes

Activity Co-ordinator

Janeala Morsby

Administrator

Adriana Dacres

Admission Support

Chantel Duscent

Admission Support

Charmaine Lindsay

Interviewer

Jellisa Ewan

Interviewer

Chevar Carr

PTC Recruiter

Orlando Watson

Web Developer

Sanjay Lindsay

Web Developer