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National Scholars Program

193 Cribb Hall
511D Fort Hill Street
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: 864-656-6160


National Scholars posting with President Clements and Max Allen at the National Scholars luncheon in October 2019.

Program Faculty and Staff

Kris Fuller

Kris Fuller

Associate Program Director
B.S., Clemson University
M.S., Case Western Reserve University
M.S.Ed., University of Pennsylvania

Kris graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering in 2018. Kris is also an alumnus of the National Scholars Program. After graduation, Kris obtained an M.S. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University and an M.S.Ed. from the University of Pennsylvania, where they completed their thesis work on the impact of inviting students to collaborate with teachers during the grading process. Before returning to Clemson, Kris spent several years teaching high school math and science in the Cleveland, OH area.

Alejandro Mejia Tejada

Alejandro Mejia-Tejada

Graduate Assistant
B.S., Clemson University

Alejandro is a Clemson Tiger, and received his Bachelor's in Mathematical Sciences and American Sign Language Minor in May of 2023. Alejandro is originally from Greenville, SC and is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Counselor Education as part of the Student Affairs program at Clemson. Alejandro hopes to work in higher education after completing his master's degree, with specific interests in leadership and involvement programs. In his free time, he is likely either hanging out with friends, going to a sporting event, or partaking in another one of his hobbies such as photography and thrift shopping.