Welcome Houston Area Tigers!

Established in 1976, the Houston Area Alumni Chapter of the Jackson State University National Alumni Association, Inc. exists to support the mission and vision of Jackson State University with a particular focus on student recruitment, alumni retention, community outreach and fundraising activities. The Chapter promotes, plans and executes activities within the Houston Metroplex. We welcome all members of the JSU family to join us as we support our dear old college home!

Houston Area Alumni Chapter



 The collegiate experience at JSU helped to shape and define us into the people we are and will yet become. But the love of JSU did not cease when we left Lynch Street. Membership in HAAC offers alums the opportunity to ENGAGE with those who share similar experiences and also share a genuine love for JSU! 



 HAAC offers members several opportunities each year to CONNECT both locally and nationally with fellow alums. 

Additionally, membership in HAAC allows one numerous opportunities to CONNECT with our beloved JSU and the National Alumni Association. 



 Most importantly, HAAC membership affords alums the opportunity to collectively IMPACT the lives of others. Whether it is through financial giving, selfless volunteering at events or thoughtfully serving on HAAC committees, Houston area alums are the face of the university here, and we are making positive contributions to the continuation of our beloved alma mater. 

Upcoming Events

JSU Basketball vs Texas Southern


 Saturday, February 15, 2020

 3:00 P.M. (W) / 5:30 P.M. (M)

Texas Southern University

Houston, TX

Alumni Lunch with JSU Basketball Team


Sunday, February 16, 2020

Stay tuned for Details

JSU Basketball vs Prairie View


Monday, February 17, 2020

5:30 P.M. (W) / 7:30 P.M. (M)

 Prairie View A&M University  

Prairie View, TX

Executive Board Meeting


Thursday, March 5, 2020  

8:00 PM    

 via  Conference Call 

 Darryl Pilate, Presiding

Monthly Chapter Meeting


Saturday, March 7, 2020  

10:30 AM    

 Saint Mark UMC  

1650 Patterson Street  | Houston, TX 77007

Annual Signature Fundraiser


Saturday, April 4, 2020

7:00  pm

Houston Marriott West Loop

1750 West Loop South | Houston, TX 77027

HAAC Receives Volunteer Grant from CenterPoint


  Special Thanks to CenterPoint Energy for investing in JSUNAA! Our JSU grads who are CenterPoint employees applied for the grant by logging their volunteer hours from various HAAC programs and initiatives. 

CenterPoint Energy’s Grant Incentives for Volunteer Employees (GIVE) program recognizes, supports and encourages employee volunteer efforts. The program awards $200-$500 grants to qualified nonprofit organizations based on volunteer involvement, with a requirement of forty or more volunteer hours. 

The check presentation was made during the January Chapter meeting by First Vice President, Kimberly Blasingame. 

Our Signature Event

THEE Harlem Renaissance Scholarship Gala

The Houston Area Alumni Chapter commemorates 44 years of service to the community with our annual blue and white gala.

Join us as we reflect on the journey and celebrate with dinner, dancing and tiger pride fun. You will enjoy an evening of  cultural excellence. 

Saturday, April 4, 2020

7:00  pm

 Houston Marriott West Loop
1750 West Loop South
Houston, TX 77027

Semi-formal ~ 1920s themed attire is optional 

Click here for more information & to purchase tickets



Ashley Robinson, JSU Athletic Director

Chapter President, Darryl Pilate and wife Laverne hosted Houston Area Alumni and JSU guests in town for the JSU vs PVAMU game on Oct. 23, 2019. 

JSU Athletic Director Ashley Robinson offered inspirational words regarding the future of JSU athletics.