Meet Your Counselor

Tumaini Afful
Regional Admission Counselor - West Georgia & South Atlanta
478-414-8009 | tumaini.afful@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Chicago, IL

Georgia Counties: Bibb, Butts, Carroll, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Crawford, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton (South), Heard, Henry, Lamar, Meriwether, Monroe, Newton, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding, Troup, Upson

​​Out of State: Alabama, Missouri, and Texas. 


Jillian Bolak
Admission Counselor - East Georgia 
478-445-5995 | jillian.bolak@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Savannah, GA

Georgia Counties: Banks, Barrow, Burke, Candler, Clarke, Columbia, Elbert, Emanuel, Franklin, Glascock, Greene, Habersham, Hart, Jackson, Jefferson, Jenkins, Lincoln, Madison, McDuffie, Morgan, Oconee, Oglethorpe, Rabun, Richmond, Screven, Stephens, Taliaferro, Towns, Walton, Warren, White, Wilkes

Out of State: The Dakotas, Iowa, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.


Will Brown
Senior Associate Director 
478-387-5501 | will.brown@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Milledgeville, GA

Georgia High Schools: Lambert High School, West Forsyth High School, Starr’s Mill High School, McIntosh High School, Milton High School, Peachtree Ridge High School, Brookwood High School, Chattahoochee High School, George Walton Comprehensive High School, Lassiter High School

Out of State: ConnecticutDelaware, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (Western), Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina (Western), Tennessee, Vermont, and Virginia.


Transfer Counselor - Javier Francisco (temporary contact)
Associate Director
478-445-1991 | javier.franciso@gcsu.edu
Hometown: TBA

Territorytransfer, returning, post-baccalaureate, second undergraduate, non-traditional freshman, non-traditional transfer, non-degree seeking, and transient students from all over the U.S. 

 


Bianca Durant
Admission Counselor - Southwest Georgia 
478-445-3651 | bianca.durant@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Atlanta, GA

Georgia CountiesAppling, Atkinson, Bacon, Baker, Ben Hill, Berrien, Bleckley, Brooks, Calhoun, Chattahoochee, Clay, Clinch, Coffee, Colquitt, Cook, Crisp, Decatur, Dodge, Dooly, Dougherty, Early, Echols, Grady, Harris, Houston, Irwin, Jeff Davis, Johnson, Lanier, Laurens, Lee, Lowndes, Macon, Marion, Miller, Mitchell, Montgomery, Muscogee, Peach, Pierce, Pulaski, Quitman, Randolph, Schley, Seminole, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Tattnall, Taylor, Telfair, Terrell, Thomas, Tift, Toombs, Treutlen, Turner, Ware, Webster, Wheeler, Wilcox, Worth

Out of State: Florida


Javier Francisco
Associate Director - Central Georgia 
478-445-1991 | javier.francisco@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Georgia Counties: Baldwin, Hancock, Jasper, Jones, Putnam, Twiggs, Washington, Wilkinson

Out of State: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.


Jessica Lawler '08
Associate Director - Southeast Georgia
478-445-1284 | jessica.lawler@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Evans, GA

GA CountiesBrantley, Bryan, Bulloch, Camden, Charlton, Chatham, Effingham, Evans, Glynn, Liberty, Long, McIntosh, Wayne

Out of State: North Carolina (Eastern), and South Carolina (Eastern).


Nam Nguyen
Regional Admission Counselor - North Georgia & North Atlanta
478-414-8989 | nam.nguyen@gcsu.edu
Hometown: Lawrenceville, GA

GA CountiesBartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Dade, Dawson, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton (North), Gilmer, Gordon, Gwinnett, Hall, Haralson, Lumpkin, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Union, Walker, Whitfield

Out of State: Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and West Virginia.

For a complete listing of Admissions Staff members please click here.