James Venable is a recent undergraduate of Harvard. He graduated with high honors. He is an admitted degree candidate for the M.Div., program at Yale Divinity School. Thus, awarded a three-year scholarship, he will begin studying at Yale in the 2018 fall semester.

Notably, he completed his senior thesis, titled African-American Religious Culture and Constitutional Questions of Religious Freedom. Dr. Cornel West was his senior thesis adviser and wrote a strong letter of recommendation for him to get into Yale University to become a Master of Divinity degree candidate.