Degrees and Certifications:
Texas Southern University - B.B.A. - Management Texas Southern University - M.B.A. - General Business Administration SBEC - Business and Finance 6-12 certified
Mr. Jeremy Smith
Mr. Jeremy Smith is a native Austinite who came to Houston in 2002 to attend Texas Southern University. Prior to joining HAIS, he spent 1 year at Dallas Skyline HS teaching accounting and business law as a member of their NAF CTE Team. This is his 4th year at HAIS and he has taught Practicum in Business Management, Computer Science, and currently teaches Career Prep 1 and Project-Based Research. He has also worked in the role of Internship Coordinator for the past 4 years and has played an active role as a senior class teacher assisting with senior activities and events throughout the year. He is the current class sponsor for the Class of 2024
He is the current head coach for the HAIS Phoenix club basketball team.
He has a BBA in Business Management and an MBA in General Business Administration from Texas Southern University. He is a member of the Texas Southern Alumni Association, National Black MBA Association, and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Mr. Smith came to HAIS with more than 8 years of corporate experience in the food distribution industry, higher education, and sales industry. Through his endless enjoyment of networking, Mr. Smith brings our HAIS students the ability to connect with various businesses throughout Houston while participating in the HAIS Internship Program. His wealth of business knowledge allows him to engage with all of the students and help expose them to various careers and positions in all industries.
Mr. Smith has a 15-year-old son and enjoys spending time with his large family, taking trips, and working on side business hobbies.
Some of Mr. Smith's values and quotes:
The 5 P's - "Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance."
"Don't compete with someone else today, compete with yourself yesterday."
"High Expectations and Accountability"