Your Counselors

Our Admissions team is here to help you through the entire process, from your very first question until the day you step foot onto campus to move in!

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First-Year Counselors

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Anna Lilly
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 750

Name: Anna Lilly

Education: Bachelor in Business Administration in Entrepreneurship

Favorite Thing about DBU: The people. Before DBU, I had never experienced such a loving, welcoming, and consistent environment that brings Christ into absolutely everything—the classroom, chapel, student organizations, campus events, athletics, and more!

Favorite Scripture: “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28

Hobbies: Bullet journaling, painting, playing volleyball, and decorating!

Email:  anna@dbu.edu 

Phone: Office: (214)333-5491   Text: (214)584-6933


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Brooks Anthony
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 770, 773-787, 789

Name: Brooks Anthony

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies with a Minor in Marketing

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love the genuine community and discipleship that is forged at DBU through Christ-centered fellowship. Many of my lifelong closest friends and mentors have been found at DBU through the grace of God.

Favorite Scripture: "Therefore if you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any common sharing in the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and of one mind." Philippians 2:1-2

Hobbies: Spending time with family and friends, watching baseball and football, playing golf, reading, and watching movies.

Email:  banthony@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214)333-7246


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Cody Hawkes
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving Out of State Students

Name: Cody Hawkes

Education: Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love the community at DBU. Everyone here wants to see each other grow academically, spiritually, and holistically as a person.

Favorite Scripture: "He says, 'Be still, and know that I am God;
    I will be exalted among the nations,
    I will be exalted in the earth.'" Psalm 46:10

Hobbies: I enjoy watching movies with friends and going fishing.

Email:  chawkes@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214)333-7250


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Guyton Garland
First-Year Admissions Counselor

Serving students from ZIP Codes starting with: 752, 753, 761

Name: Guyton Garland

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing

Favorite Thing about DBU: Our commitment to Biblical Christianity in a world that is everchanging is what makes us different and is what I love the most about DBU.

Favorite Scripture: “In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple. Above him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another:

'Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty;
the whole earth is full of his glory.'" Isaiah 6:1-3

Hobbies: Reading, coffee, hunting, and being around people.

Email:  ggarland@dbu.edu

Phone: (214)333-7233


Transfer Counselors

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Connor Hall
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Serving Transfer Students with Last Names A-L

Name: Connor Hall

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies

Favorite Thing about DBU: My favorite thing about DBU is the authentic relationships and the pursuit of Christ in everything that we do.

Favorite Scripture: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters," Colossians 3:23

Hobbies: Playing and watching sports.

Email: cohall@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-7233


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William Franklin
Transfer Admissions Counselor

Serving Transfer Students with Last Names M-Z

Name: William Franklin

Education: Pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management.

Favorite Thing about DBU: The thing I love most about DBU is their desire for the good of their students. It’s a rare thing to find an institution that is loyal to its people, but DBU really is. DBU genuinely wants the best for all the students who come through their doors.

Favorite Scripture: “God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 

Hobbies: Reading, spending time with friends, trying new restaurants and coffee shops.

Email:  will@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-5464


Directors

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Jordan McGowen
Director of Recruitment

Name: Jordan McGowan

Education: Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance, Master of Business Administration in Technology and Engineering Management

Favorite Thing about DBU: Servant Leadership mindset, Family atmosphere, Homecoming Week Tradition, Beautiful Campus on the Hill.

Favorite Scripture: “Above all else, guard your heart,
    for everything you do flows from it.” Proverbs 4:23

Hobbies: Quality time with family, fishing, reading, playing sports, and volunteering in the community

Email: jmcgowen@dbu.edu

Phone: (214) 333-5809


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Kim English
Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Services

Name: Kim English

Education: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Minor in Pre-Law, and pursuing a Master of Arts in Sports Management

Favorite Thing about DBU: I love how Christ is the center of everything we do on campus and being a part of creating someone’s life journey with Christ and their future has been the best blessing.

Favorite Scripture: "So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand." Isaiah 41:10

Hobbies: Coaching softball, spending time with my family, and any outdoor sporting event. 

Email: kimberlye@dbu.edu 

Phone: (214) 333-7247