The Journey so far


Xavier Ellis is a fresh, new voice of leadership, and a candidate in the race for governor of Louisiana who will deliver what people deserve.

As a community leader:

  • As SGA representative at LCU, helped draft proposal to get a new volleyball net in front of Tudor Hall dormitory.
  • Brought ideas about education and the election process before St. Landry Parish School Board

  • Created the Young People’s Forum for students to ask local political candidates questions during election season.

Achievements as an educator:

  • Served as 504 Chairman at Creswell Middle School from 2020-2022
  • Served as team leader on the School Wellness Council under LA Healthy Schools for three consecutive years

    • Worked to expand Creswell Middle School’s Health and Physical Education equipment inventory to allow students to be exposed to as many sports as possible
  • Aided one of his JSCLA high school students to finishing 1st at the Regional 4 Social Studies Fair at University of Lafayette (UL) during his 2nd year teaching
  • Aided his 5th grade students to place first place in both parish and regional fairs

  • 2023 Louisiana Educator of the Year Recipient

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