Jeff Hall is serving as the Retentions Program Coordinator for the Center for Multicultural Academic Excellence. He was born in Hollywood, Florida but raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He is a second generation Bahamian-American and a first generation college student. He graduated with a BA in International Relations with a minor in Communication Studies with areas of focus in the Caribbean and Middle East. He also graduated with a Masters in International Business from Florida International University located in Miami, Florida. He is currently completing his Masters of Arts degree in International Studies with areas of focus in the Caribbean and Latin America at the University of Oregon.