• Author, Scholar, Advocate

    Omari Scott Simmons is Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law and a recognized expert on education policy and corporate governance. He frequently lectures on these topics to academic and nonacademic audiences across the country. For nearly two decades, Professor Simmons, on a volunteer basis, has helped hundreds of talented students attain their higher education goals through his nonprofit organization.

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Author

Author

Omari Simmons is the author of the forthcoming book Narratives Transformed: College Access from the Ground Up.

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Scholar

Scholar

A recognized expert on education policy and corporate governance, Omari Simmons is a Professor of Law at Wake Forest University School of Law.

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Advocate

Advocate

Omari Simmons is co-founder and Executive Director of the Simmons Memorial Foundation (SMF), a grassroots nonprofit organization that promotes higher education access for vulnerable students.

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The Simmons Memorial Foundation

Empowering youth for nearly two decades

For nearly two decades, SMF has prepared vulnerable students for college admission and nurtured habits of mind that are essential for high achievement in diverse and complex learning communities. As a result, students who once had few college options are now offered admission and graduate from some of the most selective colleges and universities in the nation.

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