Founder Executive Director & High School Principal
Brian Holman is the Founder and Executive Director of Empower College Prep. Previously, he supervised teachers in general education and special education for grades K-12 as a Program Director for 4 years with Teach For America. Mr. Holman has also served his community as the chair of his church’s outreach team and Secretary of the Diaconate. He holds Master’s Degrees in Education Administration from the University of Phoenix and in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University. His Bachelor’s Degree is in Journalism from Indiana University, where he also majored in Political Science and was published for his honors thesis, The Supreme Court and the Establishment Clause.
Jennifer Lane is the Assistant Principal of Empower College Prep. Jennifer has been educating students and adults in Arizona since 1994, serving as an assistant principal, instructional coach, and classroom teacher. She holds a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Ottawa University. In her free time, she scuba dives with her family and volunteers for local pet rescue organizations.
Career and College Counselor
Natalie Morgan serves as our College and Career Counselor. She has 7 years experience developing college-prep programs in Phoenix and Los Angeles. Natalie is an alumna of UC San Diego having studied Cognitive Science and found her passion for education justice through her service with Public Allies Los Angeles, an Americorps program. In her free time she enjoys dancing, reading and mentoring youth.