Dr. Robinson currently teaches mathematics at the Brandon Campus and served as the Ybor City Campus President of Hillsborough Community College from September 2007 through December 2018. Prior to joining Hillsborough Community College, he served as a mathematics professor, Library Director, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Advisor, Academic Assistant to the Provost, and Dean of Social Sciences and Physical Education at Valencia [Community] College, Orlando, Florida over a fifteen-year period. As a servant-leader, he actively promotes open communication about key issues that impact the functioning of the college/campus from teaching methodologies and the use of learning technologies to procedure and policy changes that enhance student learning and collaborative campus governance. In his administrative positions, Dr. Robinson led through trust, relationship building, support, accountability, and leadership-by-example in a safe and supportive environment. He is an author on personal and organizational leadership development, an attorney, and a consultant for non-profit organizations. Dr. Robinson advocates for children, the arts, community and social issues, economic development, student learning, and civic engagement.
As a representative of Hillsborough Community College in the Tampa and Ybor City communities, Dr. Robinson served as a board member of the Ybor City Chamber of Commerce (past Secretary), the Ybor City Development Corporation (past Chair), and the Tampa/Hillsborough Film and Digital Media Commission. He continues to serve on the board of the Early Learning Coalition of Hillsborough County (Vice Chair). Additionally, Dr. Robinson is President of the Tampa Kiwanis Club and serves on its Club Board of Directors as well as its Foundation Board of Directors. He remains active with his fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, by serving on the UCF Florida Iota Chapter Housing Corporation Board as its Secretary.
He also served on the Florida A & M University College of Law Board of Visitors, the Tampa Historic Streetcar, and Hillsborough Kids boards as well as on the City of Tampa Cultural Assets Taskforce. He was also a co-advisor for the Ybor City Campus Chess Club. He is the Treasurer of the Florida Vulcan Riders 1-2 Riders Club and a past Secretary.
Dr. Robinson holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education, a Master of Education degree in Mathematics Education and a Doctor of Education degree in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Central Florida. He holds a Juris Doctorate degree from Florida A & M University College of Law and is a member of the Florida Bar. In 2018, he published his first book on leadership, Six Heads are Better than None. In 2019, he became a licensed real estate sales associate to enhance the reach of his legal research and consulting practice.
In his free time, he enjoys golf, chess, Xbox, the SCIFI Channel, spending time with his family, and riding motorcycles.