Sharnell Bryan is the National President of Gamma Xi Phi. She was elected at the 2017 National Convention in New Orleans, Louisiana.
A charter member of the Beta Chapter in the District of Columbia, Sharnell has also served Gamma Xi Phi as a member of the National Board of Trustees in various roles since 2012. She is also revered as one of the Incorporators of the fraternity.
Sharnell is a writer, illustrator, painter, and craftswoman. She is a graduate of the historic Dunbar High School in Washington, DC, America’s first public high school for black students and an incubator for other notable artists. She obtained a Bachelor’s degree from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
When she is not working hard for Gamma Xi Phi, she volunteers with various service initiatives through Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., through which she has served diligently as a member since 2003. She also enjoys live music experiences, travel, and studying issues of justice.