TJ Walker

TJ Walker

North MS Director





Born and raised in Prentiss, MS. In 2003, he moved to Starkville, MS to begin his college career at Mississippi State University. After graduation, he spent 5 more years of his life in Starkville to work for MSU.


Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Mississippi State University

Master of Science in Leadership from Belhaven University

Doctor of Education (Ed.D) in Higher Education from University of Mississippi

Favorite thing about Get2College

TJ loves to talk to large groups of students. Give him a microphone, and he’s ready to get students and parents excited about college! He truly believes it is his calling to shape the lives of young people throughout the state of MS.

What he brings to Get2College

“The Protector” He never had the chance to be a big brother because he is the last of 5 children. He takes every opportunity to “protect and serve” so count on him to take care of his North Mississippi students.

More about TJ

He’s a good ole country boy and enjoys the simple things in life. He has a passion for music and food; he’s a good singer and plays the bass guitar and thinks he’s the Iron Chef. (We kind of think that too!) In his spare time, you might find him lifting weights, snipping herbs from his mini garden, or doing yard work.

Affiliations and Awards

NCAN (National College Attainment Network)

NPEA (National Partnership for Educational Access)

The College Board

SACAC (Southern Association of College Admission Counseling)

MS Counseling Association

MBTI Certification- Step I and Step II- 2015