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grad student, program associate, front desk work, operations assistant

College Park, Maryland, United States
January 19, 2017

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Jefferson Ashiru

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University of Maryland, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation College Park, Maryland Dec 2017

Master of Real Estate Development Cumulative GPA: 3.25

Relevant Coursework –Tax Credit Finance and Investment; Planning Policy, Practice, and Politics; Negotiations / Resolving Conflicts

University of Connecticut, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Storrs, Connecticut May 2015

Bachelor of Arts in Economics

Relevant Coursework – Economic Development; Urban & Regional Economics; Empirical Methods in Economics


Tax Credit Finance and Investment Course, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Summer 2016

The TESST Development Collaborative Project Co-Lead

Conducted detailed research that focused on the funding of a potential real estate development project in a low-income community

Planning Policy, Practice, and Politics Course, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Spring 2016

Case Study Analysis – Konterra Town Center Solo Project

Researched and studied a 30-year development process and plan that included detailed site plans, zoning changes, community engagement, and master planning

Interacted with developers and legal consultants to understand analyze the process

Introduction to Real Estate Finance Course, University of Maryland, College Park, MD Spring 2016

Personal Real Estate Finance Project – 4901 Indian Ln NW Solo Project

Researched potential costs, budgets, and markets to create comparable analysis, detailed development budget, sources and uses over time, and construction interest reserve MS Excel worksheets

Utilized tactical thinking and budgeting in order to ensure a profit would result from the project.

Economic Development Course, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Spring 2014

Influence of Education on Contraceptive Use in Kenya Collaborative Project Co-Lead

Conducted detailed research regarding the influence of Western education on contraceptive use in a developing country, specifically Kenya


University of Maryland Athletics College Park, MD May 2016 – Present

Facilities, Operations & Events Intern

Led and managed projects, including the maintenance and improvement of UMD athletic facilities and events

Support coordinators in the planning and execution of events and operations for UMD Athletics; research potential and former operation and event partners

Work closely with external and internal cross-functional teams including facility management and third-party vendors to ensure that athletic events run smoothly

University of Maryland Football College Park, MD Jun 2015 – Dec 2015

Starting Linebacker

University of Connecticut Football Storrs, CT Jun 2011 – Dec 2014

Starting Linebacker


Collective Uplift Storrs, CT Jan 2015 – May 2015


African Students Association (ASA) Storrs, CT Jan 2014 – May 2015


UConn Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Storrs, CT Spring 2014



Software – Stata, Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project

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