Dr. Juan E. Mejia proudly serves the students and communities of East Texas through his role as President of Tyler Junior College. He joined TJC in 2013 and previously served as Vice President for Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at South Texas College.
He is a graduate of Texas State Technical Institute, Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi, and Texas A&M University – Kingsville. He is a graduate of the Leadership Tyler’s Executive Orientation Series and is an honorary member of Phi Theta Kappa’s chapters at South Texas College and at TJC.
He believes in service to students and communities by creating a culture and environment where leadership is valued, learning is celebrated, collaboration is promoted, and personal and professional growth is encouraged and supported.
His values include a commitment to the mission of junior/community colleges, the empowerment of everyone from the college community to achieve their fullest potential, an ethical value system where honor and principles permeate throughout, a vision for courage and legacy, and accountability and transparency that strengthens trust and respect within the College community and with external stakeholders. Dr. Mejia is the father of five sons and he and his wife, Meela, reside in Tyler.
TJC Community Ambassadors for the Presidential Inauguration
These community members deserve special thanks for their help bringing awareness to the community for this special occasion.
Harold & Rosemary Beaird
Wanda Bowie Ealey
Dr. D. M. Edwards
John & Jennifer Gaston
Bill & Beryl George
Dr. Clark Hampe & Patricia Hampe
Mayor Martin Heines
Billy & Tisa Hibbs
Dr. Sam Houston & Dr. Edna Houston
Dr. John Hudnall & Joyce Hudnall
H. T. & Laura Hyde
Jim & Diane Lestor
Michael & Lisa Lujan
The Honorable Amy McCullough & David McCullough
Sheryl Rogers Palmer
Jan Godfrey Payne
Jim & Margaret Perkins
Dr. Cheryl Rogers & Michael Rogers
John & Rebecca Wampler
Neita Fran Ward