Dawson is a senior at the University of Central Missouri. He is the former Chapter Representative of the National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH), and is now the Executive Director (President) of the United Student Housing Association (RHA). Dawson was awarded as an 3x Outstanding Student Leader, Program of the Year, NACURH Student of the Month, NACURH Residential Community of the Month, MACURH NRHH Outstanding Member of the Year, Bronze Pin, Outstanding Leadership Pin, and MACURH Executive Board Member of the Month. He has authored 63+ campus winning awards, 25 regional winning awards, and 22 NACURH winning awards.
In addition, Dawson's goals include earning his bachelor's degree in kinesiology and then earning his master's degree in college student affairs/higher education. Currently, he serves as a member of the NACURH 2021 Annual Conference Staff as the Mass Gatherings Chair.