Jorge M. Burmicky is a PhD candidate at the University of Texas at Austin in the department of Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP). He is a graduate research coordinator at Project MALES, a research and mentoring initiative based within the Division of Diversity and Community Engagement (DDCE) committed to advancing the educational outcomes of male students of color. Before seeking his PhD degree, Jorge spent nine years working as a higher education practitioner in the areas of admissions, residence life/housing, and student activities. Jorge’s research interest focuses on understanding the career pathways of Latinx/a/o senior executive administrators in higher education, more specifically the presidency. His research addresses the lack of representation of Latinxs at the highest levels of higher education leadership. Lastly, Jorge grew up in Caracas, Venezuela and immigrated to the U.S. after the military coup d’état attempt in 2002. He received a BA in International Business from Taylor University and an MA in Student Affairs from Ball State University.`