Jay Jessen

Jay Jessen


Academic Advisor






Mike Ilitch School of Business
Frederick Hessler Student Success Center
2771 Woodward Avenue
Suite 190
Detroit, MI 48201

Jay Jessen


Jay Jessen is an academic advisor with the Mike Ilitch School of Business. He earned a bachelor of science degree in geography from Western Michigan University. Jay is currently in the master of education program at Wayne State and is looking forward to a lifelong career in higher education.

Before joining Wayne State, he spent nearly a decade working with students at both public and private universities in Michigan. He has a passion for helping students successfully navigate the many facets of their degrees.

For Jay, the greatest highlight of his job is helping students reach their educational and life goals. He is excited to bring his prior experience in higher education to the Mike Ilitch School of Business.

Outside of work, Jay enjoys kayaking, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and is a self-proclaimed “foodie.”