Amir Woods (he/him/his)

Academic Success Coach


Areas of Interest

  • Supporting students who are not meeting academic obligations
  • Working with students of color, first-generation, at-risk, low-socioeconomic, and underrepresented students
  • Assisting students with navigating the college setting through outreach and support programs or resources on campus
  • Student retention
  • Committees that support students of color, first-year students, and first-generation students


  • MS.Ed. in Higher Education Leadership and Student Development, California Baptist University, Riverside, CA
  • B.S. in Communications, University of Phoenix, Ontario, CA

Fun Facts

Year started at USF: 2021

Hometown: Cerritos, CA

  • LA area native, Lakers, and Dodgers all day, but my NFL team is the Atlanta Falcons!
  • I have a Miniature Pinscher mix named Prince.
  • I am ambidextrous.
  • Bucket List: I always wanted to road trip to every major league baseball stadium.

LET'S TALK ABOUT: Music, sports, and, of course, how can I assist you while at USF!

I LIKE: Playing golf, listening to music (I love to curate playlists), podcasts, travel, and cooking.

HIDDEN SKILLS: I played trumpet many years ago!

FAVORITE QUOTE: "Service To Others Is The Rent You Pay For Your Room Here On Earth." -Muhammad Ali

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