Meet the Staff

Meet the Greek Life Staff


Jerrell Sherman
Associate Dean of Students for Judicial Affairs and Student Development

Years at SHSU: 10 
Years in Higher Education: 12 
Certifications, licenses, or other: M.A.,BA


Jerrell Sherman is a Houston, Texas native and is a proud alumnus of Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications with an emphasis Public Relations. He then went on to obtain his Master's Degree in Advertising/Marketing Communications from Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri. Jerrell serves as Dean of Judicial Affairs along with having other responsibilities such as overseeing the Student Guidelines, Student Grievances, Felony Conviction Admissions Screenings, serving on the Student of Concern committee, and serving on the Campus Crisis and Safety team. Jerrell is also the Dean of Greek Life where his responsibilities include but are not limited to event planning, policy writing, branding, marketing/pr campaigns, web development, advising Greek councils, and providing oversight for the entire Greek Life program and Greek Life Staff. 

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Abby Hurt
Greek Life Coordinator


Years at SHSU: 2

Years in Higher Education: 2

Certifications, licenses, or other: BS


Abby Hurt is from Indianapolis, Indiana and obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Public Safety Management from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, minoring in Forensic Science and Sociology. Abby is currently in pursuit of a Master of Arts degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs here at SHSU. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to overseeing the PHA and MGC Councils, creating PR and marketing content for the Greek Life office, directing Greek Life office events, overseeing the Greek Life office graduate assistant and student workers, and overseeing chapter’s risk management policies and procedures.


Jacob Roberts
Greek Life Undergraduate Assistant / Graphic Designer


Years at SHSU: 2 years 

Jacob is from Tomball, Texas. He is a Undergraduate Student at Sam Houston State University pursuing his Bachelors of Science in Digital and Cyber Forensics. His responsibilities are maintaining and operating all SHSU Greek Life marketing materials, social media accounts and administrative tasks. Jacob is available to all SHSU Greek students and chapters if they are in need of marketing, design or content help or creation.


Deju Vela

Greek Life Undergraduate Assistant 


Years at SHSU: 3rd year

Certifications, licenses, or other: Cosmetology License  

Deju is from Spring, Texas. She is currently working on her Bachelors of Science from Sam Houston State University in Biology with a minor in Health. Her responsibilities consist of tracking STAR progress for each Greek chapter here at Sam Houston State University.

Contact Us

Lowman Student Center

Email Address:
Office Main Number: 936-294-2268
Office Fax Number: 936-294-3961

Physical Address:
Lowman Student Center-Suite G010
Box 2508
Huntsville TX 77341

Mailing Address:
Sam Houston State University
Lowman Student Center
1802 Ave I Suite G010 
Huntsville, TX 77340

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