Meet our Student Assistant, Aarron Booker


Meet our Student of the Month: UNIQUE WILLIAMS!

Unique Williams

"African American studies has taught me so much about myself and how to embrace the many facets of who I am. I am grateful for the caring and invested teachers in the department of African American Studies who push me to be better as well as care about my emotional well-being." 

Learn more about our Student of the Month for October here!


Ada: African American Studies Volunteer Corps

"Ada" is Arabic for "shine, illuminate, enlighten." The African American Studies (AFAM) Volunteer Corps' purpose is to illuminate and enligthen the SJSU community to the mission, vision, and goals of the department through service. As such, Ada supports the success of departmental programs, activities, and initiatives. 

2019-2020 Volunteer Corps

Tiara Allen (Volunteer Coordinator)
Taylor Adams-Booker
Daylon Davis
Jocelyn Jones-Trammell
Carmen Kennedy-Selah
Marcell Leath
Charles Van Meurs
India Glynn
Tamia Addison

If you are interested in becoming a member of the volunteer corps, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Tiara Allen at