Zav is an astounding teacher that exemplifies greatness thru his clever examples of sharing and showing our youth how to apply themselves throughout life. Zav graduated from Laurence D. Bell High School of Hurst, TX in May 2000. He later attended Prairie View A & M University and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine in May 2004. In 2005 while pursuing his Masters degree,Xavier began working in the NFL for the Houston Texans as an Athletic Trainer.He worked in the NFL for 2 years up until he received his Master of Science in Education from Prairie View A & M University in December 2006. Teaching was always a dream career of Zav's and he had ample determination to apply his education towards his endeavors today. Zav began working in the field of education as an Area Coordinator for Group Excellence in 2007 and also began teaching for Dallas Independent School District in the same year. As Area Coordinator for Group Excellence Zav handled a plethora of job functions such as supervising over 30+ tutors and supervisors, curriculum writer for 6th-11th grade math, administrator over 3 middle and 3 high schools math department,and tutor 6th grade thru 12th grade for Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills Test(TAKS) for D.I.S.D high schools. He assisted math teachers in their classroom as well as teach 6th grade-12thgrade TAKS math classes while working with Title 1 schools. As Area Coordinator for GroupExcellence, Xavier worked with principals, teachers, and parents as well as public speaking at communityevents. Group Excellence is a company that partnered with Dallas Independent School District to helpwith better educating children and while dedicating time to GE, Xavier was promoted to teaching forDISD. In 2007, Xavier began teaching Algebra for high school level students, teaching Public Speakingand Interview Techniquesas an after school program. Still currently working in DISD as a teacher, Xavierhas paved the way for many of hisstudents and he has been the perfect example as a positive rolemodel.Xavier’s platform of talents have been juggled throughout his lifetime and he’s had the opportunity ofbeing the Creative Director/Editor-in-Chief of Platinum Urban Magazine based inDallas, TX beginning inNovember 2010. Platinum Urban Magazine is a publication that highlights fashion, lifestyle, Art &Culture from an urban perspective. While in his position as CreativeDirectorfor P.U.M, Xavier was givena great dealof credit and had the opportunity to bringing many celebrities to the front street such asPaul Wall, Fat Pimp, Lil Rony, DJ Bay Bay, Lonnie Love, Aundre Dean, Nate Jones and Kamiah Adams justto name a few. He also led the publication to being sold in Walmart stores, he directed the publicationsfirst Walmart Commercial for the magazine, and helped to have the publications own advertising insideof Walmart stores.Xavier also establishedLEVENITY Collection LLCwhichis an advanced-contemporarywomen’s ready-to-wear sportswear brandthatlaunched in Dallas, TXin 2010 as well.Being engagedwith entertainment and fashionavenues allows Xavier toshow what he trulylovesabout both sides ofhis profession and that is simply working withpeople from all walks.“Learningthe Tools to Success as Future Entrepreneurs“The ins and outsto being successful are keen to knowing what it takestoget there. Xavier has thepassion and skill when it comes to speaking and teaching our youth the steps to success.ThroughXavier’s education and experiences hethrivesto teach the tools of success for the next generation ofentrepreneurs.Through his speaking he plans to reach manyand he is presentingapositive example onhow to be a great leader, how to follow your dreams, andbe destined for greatness no matter whereyou are in life
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