Our Team

Kristine De Jesus, Psy.D.

Executive Director


Dr Kristine De Jesus is the Executive Director and Founder of Students Recover.  As a Sugarman Fellow at Princeton University, Kristine had the opportunity to concentrate on bringing together her passions for supporting students in recovery and developing systems of care grounded in equity and justice utilizing an intersectional lens.

Prior to founding Students Recover, Dr De Jesus served as the Coordinator of the Alcohol and Other Drugs program at Montclair State University, where her work focused on supporting students in the Red Hawk Recovery program and at Temple University as the Educational Coordinator of the Campus Alcohol Substance Awareness (CASA) program.

Dr. De Jesus holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Rutgers University, where she majored in Psychology. She completed a Masters of Arts degree in Organizational Behavior from Alliant International University (2003), and received a Doctorate of Psychology degree from the California School of Professional Psychology.

Majora Carter

Advisor to Students Recover


Majora Carter is an urban revitalization strategy consultant, MacArthur Fellow, Peabody Award winning broadcaster, author and real estate developer. She’s responsible for the creation of numerous economic development, technology inclusion & green-infrastructure projects and policies focused on transforming low-status communities by working in partnership with local government, businesses, and neighborhood organizations, to create new opportunities for wellness, recreation, and economic development. Carter is also a lecturer at Princeton University’s Keller Center for Innovation.    

Program Coordinators

Irene Chen

University of British Columbia

Outreach Coordinator

Liz Keck

Rutgers University

Communications Coordinator

Alondra Anderson

Delaware State University

Community Engagement Coordinator

Trevor Gates

Western Carolina University

Social Media Strategy Coordinator