United To Learn Staff
As Liaison Manager, Dejanay Tippens manages the development and operations of United to Learn’s liaison volunteer program and oversees the work of U2L Liaisons. She works closely with both the Advancement and Programs teams as well as U2L Liaisons and school partners to cultivate impactful relationships.
Dejanay Tippens, best known as DJ, is a graduate of Texas A&M University and holds a B.B.A. in Marketing. While working for the campus children’s center, she discovered a passion for diversity, education, and service. The passion to serve the community and advocate for equity in education was the catalyst for outlining her career. DJ has served in various roles at educational institutions and nonprofit organizations across Texas since that time, including the completion of a term of service with AmeriCorps. She is motivated by the impactful intersection between education and community engagement. DJ’s ultimate goal is to continue maximizing opportunities for others to give back in a meaningful way.
In her free time, DJ enjoys writing, exploring the city, and trying new restaurants with family and friends. She is a firm believer that “coffee makes life better.”Back To Team