What’s stopping you? Student finds resources to succeed with Men of Color Collaborative

In one year, Tarrant County College South student James Threats-Jackson expects to earn his associate degree. But he didn’t always seem destined for success in college.

“Everyone was telling me that it was vital that I get a college education. I understood what everyone was saying to me, but I didn’t like school,” he said.

Still, when he graduated from high school in 2013, Threats-Jackson enrolled at TCC, expecting he could get by in college with little effort.

“I thought college was going to be like a social club where I went to hang out with my friends and have some

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