Shannon completed his undergraduate studies at Wake Forest University where he majored in Psychology. During that time he participated in a wide range of organizations from the National Pan-Hellenic Council as a proud member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. to working as a peer mentor for incoming college freshman. He recently served two years as an Americorps member with City Year Washington DC as a tutor and mentor to elementary and high school students of the DC Public School System. He is currently pursuing a Master’s in Higher Education Administration at The George Washington University. As the Student Activities Graduate Assistant here Shannon is responsible for assistance with the creation, planning, and implementation of various events and workshops through the Student Activities department as well as advising multiple student organizations.