MEET EBRAHIM SADEK
Ebrahim comes from a very diverse ethnic background; he is half Alaska Native American and Half Egyptian. His diversity has helped him to connect with a wide variety of students on different levels. He is a passionate educator with experience supporting students at the higher education level. Primarily guiding students within the scope of career counseling Ebrahim has contributed and witnessed the benefits that students received from his efforts.
In brief, Ebrahim played soccer on scholarship for Newberry College while attaining his Bachelors in Political Science. He entered into multiple industries after his degree as he sought to find his fit. His decision to enter into the world of education came when he, along with his German Shepherd dog, traveled to Egypt to become an ESL teacher in Cairo. He returned to the U.S. to begin his Masters of Education in School Counseling at Valdosta State University. His studies and internships offered him a strong counseling foundation and an avenue to counsel students with solution-focused and person-centered approaches within the K-12 setting. He later changed his degree and completed his Master’s of Education in Higher Education Leadership. Having worked in higher education institutes such as the University of South Carolina as a career advisor and in Texas for the U.S. Department of Labor as a career transition specialist. Ebrahim helped implement DOL fast track programs for students entering into industrial industries and has coached students from over 20 countries in discovering their values, interests, personality characteristics, and skills all in effort to set future occupational goals and to make informed career decisions. His combined experience and education have shaped his desire to guide and empower young adults in their personal and career endeavors which is a strong pillar in the C3 mission.
His hobbies are working out at the gym, riding his motorcycle, and surfing at the beach.