Graduate Teaching Assistant
Jalen holds a B.M. in Tuba Performance from Samford University, where he studied with Deondrae Thurman. He marched four years with the Samford Marching Band, while also participating in the Wind Ensemble, Orchestra, and other chamber ensembles. As a member of these groups, he has appeared at several conferences, including the National Association for Music Education, and the Alabama Music Educators Association.