Getting to Know SAFHS: Meet John M. Proctor, Jr.

11782514_10154174563223331_3027413001981382436_oThe successes of the UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences are largely due to its dedicated employees who are passionate about their work. Our “Getting to Know SAFHS” series highlights some of our talented faculty and staff and lets you know a little more about them.

What is your job role at UAPB?
Program Coordinator.

Where is your hometown?
Dallas, TX.

Where did you go to college?
University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.

What did you major in?
Agricultural Regulations.

What year did you graduate?
2015

What do you like most about your job?
Recruiting students and giving them hope that may not have existed before our interaction. I love educating others about the broad fields in the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences.

Describe your career before you came to UAPB.
I previously served as a juvenile probation officer and courtroom security.

If you weren’t working at UAPB, what would your dream job be?
Teaching is my dream job, preferably college level.

What are your hobbies outside of work?
Running, working out, mentoring, motivational speaking and writing poetry.

Do you have a favorite movie?
The Matrix.

If you could visit any place in the world, where would you choose to go and why?
Puerto Rico, just to say that I went.

What is one goal you’d like to accomplish during your lifetime?

I would like to speak in front of a crowd of 10,000 or more.

Who is your hero?
I’ve never had a hero, I’m self-motivated.

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2 thoughts on “Getting to Know SAFHS: Meet John M. Proctor, Jr.

  1. I am proud of you young man. You don’t know me but your father is a good friend of mine from childhood and your mother. I knew you as a child. Keep up the good work.

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