M.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership, Mercer University
B.A. in Youth Development, Furman University
LaTisha Mitchell-Johnson is the assistant director of engagement for the Honors College at Georgia State University. In this role, she plans and executes honors college events, oversees the Honors College Ambassador corps, and serves as the college’s liaison for the Alumni and Parents Clubs. LaTisha also is the founder and co-chair of the college’s Committee for the Advancement of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. She is currently enrolled in a doctoral program in Student Affairs Leadership.
A South Carolina native and Furman University graduate, LaTisha moved to Atlanta to pursue her master’s degree at Mercer University. LaTisha has a passion for higher education and serving first-generation college students. She has a gift for connecting with her students and recognizes how the college experience can unlock the potential of underserved communities. These gifts were realized during her time as a student in the Upward Bound TRiO program and later helped guide her to roles in college admissions, new student orientation, career services and college access programming across the country. In addition to her time at Clark Atlanta, she has also served at Agnes Scott College, Georgia Gwinnett College, the University of South Carolina and the University of San Francisco.
She was recognized as a Young Nonprofit Professionals of Atlanta, 30 under 30 recipient, awarded for her outstanding leadership, innovation, and commitment to community work in Atlanta.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and family, mentoring through Save a Girl, Save a World, trying new restaurants and wine tasting.