Prior to his position at City Year, Morris served as the District Director for the 1st Congressional District of Colorado (US House of Representatives). Morris’ additional previous professional experiences includes serving as the National Program Officer for the Gill Foundation, a private foundation that is one of the largest funders of GLBT civil rights in the United States, and as the Director of University and College Relations at the Daniels Fund. Morris spent 15 years in higher education including holding the position of Associate Dean and Director of Admission with the University of Denver. Additionally, he has worked for DePauw University (Indiana), Montclair State University (New Jersey) and Wabash College (Indiana). A native of Colorado and proud graduate of Denver Public Schools, Morris received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colorado State University.