Hiram College
Sherman Dean II Photo

Sherman Dean II

Director of Admission

Fun Facts:

  • Past President for Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling
  • Former radio and party DJ (DJ Skweeze)
  • Creates his own underground music


  • Music (creating my own low budget beats)
  • Following professional and high school sports
  • Watching horror movies


  • Book – The Talisman by Stephen King
  • Movie – Scarface and The Godfather Trilogy (tie)
  • TV Show – Cleveland Browns and Cavalier games
  • Musician/Band – Jodeci
  • Food – French fries
  • Quote to live by – “Treat people the way you wish to be treated.”

Who do you look up to the most, and why?

My grandfather was a wonderful role model. He was a pastor of a church, married for 60-plus years and a devoted father. I do hope that I can be half of the man that he was.

What is your favorite thing about Hiram?

The family atmosphere. There is a caring environment that words simply don’t do justice, but everyone “feels” when they decide to join our community.

I’m your admission counselor if you are in the following counties:

Cuyahoga County and Franklin County.

I’m your admission counselor if you are in the following schools:

Beachwood High School, Benedictine High School, ECOT (Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow), Euclid High School, Fuchs Mizrachi School, Gilmour Academy, Greater Cleveland Christian School, Hawken School, Lutheran High School East, Mayfield High School, MC2 STEM High School, Montessori University Circle, New Day AC Boarding-Day School, Northeast Ohio College Prep School, Ohio Virtual Academy, Orange High School, Richmond Heights High School, School of One, St. Martin De Porres High School, The Lyceum, University School, Villa Angela St. Joseph, and Virtual Community School.

I’m your admission counselor if you are in the following states: