2022 Fellow, Impact Academy
Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Education, Odessa College
Pervis Evans is an innovative and passionate leader who has devoted over 20 years of service to advancing equity in the fields of education and social services. As a first-generation-to-college student, Pervis attended Texas Tech University where he earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Interdisciplinary Studies. In addition, he holds a Master of Education degree in Counselor Education from Sul Ross State University. As a performing artist, public speaker, educator, community organizer, and executive leader, Pervis has utilized numerous roles, abilities, and platforms to amplify the voice of hope and to make an impact in his community and abroad. Currently, Pervis is employed as the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts and Education at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas and serves on the Board of Trustees at Midland Memorial Hospital. Pervis and his wife, Michelle, have two children and reside in Midland, Texas.