Academic Bio Curtis “C.J.” Flournoy graduated from Wilbur D. Mills University Studies High School in Arkansas where he was named a National Advanced Placement Scholar after earning a score of 5 on 15 AP exams, was named a National Achievement Scholar for his PSAT scores, and was awarded a Bill Gates Millennium Scholarship. After gaining admission to nineteen elite universities he elected to attend Williams College where majored in Government and minored in Legal and Africana Studies. At Williams, C.J. earned Dean’s List Distinction and was named a Class of 1957 Scholar. He was also the first student in Williams College history to study undergraduate law as his focus at Exeter College Oxford during his study abroad there his junior year. C.J. was awarded a Pickering Fellowship from the United States Department of State for future diplomats and was also awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to South Africa where he taught English at the University of Pretoria. After gaining work experience from Fulbright, serving as a Teach for America Corps Member, and as a university admissions officer, C.J. earned his Master of Education at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education specializing in Higher Education Administration and Policy. While at Harvard he worked for a major international education company and served for two years as a Graduate Resident Advisor to students in an Independent Living Group at MIT. Most recently before joining Stoodnt, C.J. was an executive search consultant who hired leaders for nonprofit organizations, in particular high-level university administrators. Personal Bio C.J. is a southern gentleman who hails from Little Rock, Arkansas and has the cowboy boots to prove it. He has chased pick-pockets in Europe, rode an Ostrich in South Africa, fished for flying fish in Barbados in the Caribbean, and climbed Machu Pichu in Peru. C.J. currently resides in Medellin, Colombia where he is learning Spanish and getting better at Latin dance every day. He hopes to hang -glide in Australia and to learn how to make a perfect mango sticky rice in Thailand in the near future.
Travel policy: Within 15 miles of Medellin, COLOMBIA