Shomari joined the staff in March 2015 and is responsible for oversight of Campus Rec programs and marketing . He is a native of Shelby, North Carolina and attended East Carolina University where he received his Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. After graduation, he moved to Illinois to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He worked as the Graduate Assistant of Intramural & Club Sports in the Division of Campus Recreation while receiving his Master’s degree in Recreation, Sport and Tourism. In 2006, Shomari began his professional career in collegiate recreation in Washington, DC where he served as the Assistant Director of Intramural Sports at The George Washington University. In 2011,he took the position of Assistant Director of Intramural & Club Sports at American University. He served four years at AU while being recognized as a Certified Pool Operator and working as the Interim Aquatic Coordinator. While in DC, he met his wife Silvana; they have two sons, Shomari II and Obadiah. Shomari enjoys spending time with his family and is a passionate fan of college football and the New York Mets!