Mychal Wynn is an author and educational consultant specializing in college planning, increasing student achievement, closing the achievement gap, literacy instruction, parenting, and increasing black male achievement.
Mychal Wynn
Inspiration, Motivation, Strategy

Overcoming Barriers and Achieving Unbelievable Success!

Mychal Wynn, author, consultant, educator, parent, motivational speaker, and college planning expert, is a first generation college graduate who is 'authentic.' The authentic manner in which he conducts staff development for educators, speaks to parents, and 'keeps it real' with students, is less about being politically correct and more about being strategically focused. 

 As a child of poverty and first in his family to attend college, Mr. Wynn has unique insight into how to synthesize research into practical strategies for working with students and families. Mr. Wynn believes in 'bell-to-bell' student engagement, whether teaching writing or college planning, it's not about the workout, it's about the work ethic.

Talk to any student and parent with whom Mr. Wynn has worked and they will tell you, "Mr. Wynn is vested in student success—he takes it personally. Consequently, he is going to have an 'authentic' conversation with you. Your dreams must align with your work ethic. Your college aspirations must align with your course taking. Your scholarships needs must align with your leadership, community service, gifts and talents, and how your teachers, coaches, and counselors will attest to your character.' Mr. Wynn is going to keep it real!"

Amherst College Student Shares Her Cohort Experience

Where Our Students Are Attending College

Agnes Scott • Alabama A&M • Alabama State • Albany State • Allen University • Amherst • Auburn • Benedict College • Bennett College for Women • Bermuda College • Boston University • Brenau • Chareston Southern • Claflin • Clark Atlanta • Clemson • Coastal Carolina • Coker College • College of Charleston • Concordia College • Davidson • Dillard • Duke • Drexel • Emmanuel College • Emory • Fisk • Florida A&M • Florida Internatonal • Francis Marion • Georgia State • Georgia Southern • Georgia Tech • Hampton • Howard • Jackson State • Kennesaw State • Mercer • Mississippi State • Morehouse • Morehouse Medical • North Carolina A&T • Ohio University • Reinhardt • Rochester Institute of Technology • Savannah State • Spelman • South Carolina State • Southern Polytechnic State • Syracuse • Tennessee State • Texas A&M • The Citadel • Tulane • Tuskegee • UGA School of Law • UMass-Amherst • University of Alabama •  University of Alabama-Birmingham • University of Florida • University of Georgia • University of Georgia College of Law • University of Maryland-Baltimore County • University of Maryland-Eastern Shore • University of Miami • University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill • University of Pennsylvania • University of Southern Alabama • University of Tennessee-Martin • University of West Georgia • USC-Beaufort • USC-Sumter • USC-Upstate • USC School of Law • Valdosta State • Vanderbilt • Wake Forest • Wesleyan College • Winston-Salem State • Williams • Young Harris • Xavier University of Louisiana
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Our Students

  1. Mikayla Hanna - 2015 Gates Millennium Scholar
    2015 Gates Millennium Scholar
    "Before joining the College Planning Cohort I did not know how to research colleges or anything about the GMS and Meyerhoff Scholars Programs."
  2. Jalani Wynn - 2012 Gates Millennium Scholar
    2012 Gates Millennium Scholar
    "I am the third Gates Millennium Scholar from the Turner Chapel AME Church College Planning Cohort."
  3. Rebeca Pacheco - 2016 Gates Millennium Scholar
    2016 Gates Millennium Scholar
    "I am so grateful for the College Planning Cohort. My parents do not speak English and my twin brother I were lost in the college planning process. We did not even know that we needed to complete the FAFSA."
  4. Mychal-David Wynn - 2013 BA English Amherst College
    Amherst College - BA English
    "Long before offering 'College Planning Cohorts' my mom and dad helped me develop my college-bound plan during elementary school. Now I have the opportunity of helping other students."
  5. Brittany White - 2014 Gates Millennium Scholar
    2014 Gates Millennium Scholar
    "Mr. and Mrs. Wynn are amazing. With their guidance, support, and encouragement, I am the second Gates Millennium Scholar in my family. Wow! With only 1.6% of students being selected to the GMS program. Our family is so blessed."
  6. Bryce Sledge - Davidson College
    $1.5 Million in Scholarships
    "The cohort helped me to maximize the hard work of receiving the IB Diploma. I expanded my college list to include liberal arts colleges and applied to a broad range of colleges and universities. Davidson is a great school and they offered my family a great financial aid package."