May 2018 Commencement Speaker - Ceremony 3
B. Jack Wyatt
Receiving Master Degree in Social Work
B. Jack Wyatt is the Executive Director of the Memphis Area Prevention Coalition. He graduated from the University of Memphis in 2016 with his Bachelor's Degree in Social Work. He is currently a member of the Adult Student Association and the President of Phi Alpha Honor Society. He is graduating with his Master's Degree in Social Work and has maintained a 4.0 GPA. Jack is an advocate for individuals with Substance Use Disorders. While in school full time, he has advocated for policy change on local, state and national levels and helped 100's of individuals to find proper treatment. After graduation, Jack plans to create programs to reduce alcohol and drug use among youth in Shelby County. His long-term goal is to start a treatment center for mental illness and substance use disorders. In his free time, he enjoys traveling, playing guitar and riding dirt bikes.