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Shedrick JohnsonB.A. In Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas

M.ED. in Workforce Development Education, University of Arkansas


Shedrick is in his first year as the Academic Counselor at the University of Memphis, where he works with the Football team.

Prior to his position at University of Memphis, Shedrick worked as an Scholastic Supervisor for Texas A&M University Athletic Department. In that position, he was responsible for the oversight of all academic support services for the men's basketball team. In addition to this, he served as a representative for the University Academic Counselor at Texas A&M University. Before joining Texas A&M in 2010, Shedrick also worked as an Graduate Assistant at the University of Arkansas. In that position his duties included: counseling and serving as a mentor for student-athletes, maintaining accurate student-athlete records to monitor compliance with National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) eligibility requirements, developing relationships with high profile coaches, athletics staff and institution departments to maximize the opportunity for student-athletes to achieve academic success.

Shedrick lettered four years in football as a defensive back at the University of Arkansas. Johnson was part of the Cotton Bowl in 2008, SEC Western Division Champs in 2007 and Capital One Bowl in 2007. He was the Scholar Athlete of the Year, at the University of Arkansas in 2008.

He is married to the former Candice Rangel and they have two lovely children, Mya (7) and Nia (2). Both Shedrick and his wife are natives of Texas. Shedrick is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.

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