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Blake "Professor B" Simon helps students and families maximize the first year college experience and beyond. His story of abandonment, tragedy, adversity, and perseverance is one that resonates with anyone. A native of Southwestern Louisiana, Professor B later moved to Missouri City, TX where he spent much of his childhood years. He completed his undergraduate studies at Prairie View A&M University, where he also obtained a Master's of Arts in Counseling. He began his professional career in higher education working closely with students and families as a financial aid counselor.After nearly half of a decade, Professor B made the “Jump” and resigned from his full-time job to act on his passion, which led him directly into his purpose.
Professor B is now an author, speaker, mentor, coach, and community leader. He went on to found Blake Simon & Associates (BSA), a speaking & education consulting business. Professor B is also involved in the community as a member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated and mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters Fort Bend among other community involvements! He is the author of 4 published books including The Transition Guide & Journal: A Simple Tool for Students to Help Maximize the College Experience, which is a student game-changer that has aided thousands of current and college-bound students making the transition to and through college. He later returned to higher education as an Adjunct Professor at Houston Community College teaching first-year experience. Professor B continues to use his platform to inspire his community and others from all walks of life. He truly believes that “Once you act on your passion, you will walk into your purpose.”