Dr. Jose Luis Zelaya completed his Ph.D. in Urban Education at Texas A&M University. He is also a first-generation college student who in the year 2006 became the first one in his family to graduate from high school.
Jose Luis was born in San Pedro Sula, Honduras where he lived until 13 years of age. Jose Luis is now 32 years old and the father of Amaris Josie Zelaya.
He believes that higher education holds the potential to create generational legacy and provide life-lasting benefits to our loved ones. He contributes his academic achievements to the great sacrifices of his family, numerous systems of support, educators, mentors, peers, and a strong personal desire to succeed. Education is a generational power!