Hakim McClellan joined the Jackson State Division of Athletics in July of 2018 and assumed the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance role. McClellan comes from Prairie View A&M and worked as the Athletic Academic Advisor for the men’s baseball, women’s basketball, soccer, and track & field teams. In July of 2016, he was named as PVAMU’s first Certification Officer in the Office of the Registrar.
As the Certification Officer, McClellan was responsible for the certification of all student-athletes for practice, competition and other university certifications. He served as a liaison between the office of Athletic Compliance & Academic Advising and campus academic offices.
Prior to McClellan’s role at PVAMU, he served on the compliance staff at Mississippi Valley State. McClellan was responsible for a variety of duties including coordinating with coaching staffs to verify compliance to student athletic eligibility standards. He will also be responsible for the monitoring of departmental compliance with NCAA and SWAC rules and regulations.
McCellan earned his bachelor’s in business administration from MVSU in 2010 and his master’s in business administration, also from MVSU.
McClellan is married to Eleanor McClellan. They have two child, Mikah and Makinley McClellan.