Terrell A. Blount is a dynamic motivational speaker, compassionate mentor, and visionary leader for individuals impacted by the legal system. As the co-founder and Executive Director of the Formerly Incarcerated College Graduates Network (FICGN), he helps system-impacted people attain higher education and achieve career success through support services, community organizing and advocacy.
Terrell brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his work, not only as a leader of the world’s largest network of formerly incarcerated professionals but also as a directly impacted person who has participated in postsecondary education both while incarcerated and in reentry. His extensive background in policy change and advocacy, program administration, philanthropy, technical assistance, and college reentry programs positions him as a well-rounded expert in the field.
Terrell earned a Bachelor of the Arts in Communication and a Master in Public Administration, both from Rutgers University.