- Director of Admissions
B.A., Oklahoma City University, 2010
J.D., University of Oklahoma College of Law, 2013
Camal Pennington joined the OU College of Law as Director of Annual Giving in January 2018 and became Director of Admissions in July 2020.
Prior to working for the College of Law, Camal was a congressional staffer in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he focused on education, civil rights, and criminal justice reform. Following two years of work in Washington, D.C., he served as an attorney for the Oklahoma City American Federation of Teachers.
Camal is Vice-Chair of the Oklahoma City Planning Commission, serves on the board of directors for the Oklahoma County Bar Association Young Lawyers’ Division, and is Vice-Chair of the Oklahoma Bar Association Legislative Monitoring Committee. Camal also serves on the board of directors for the NE OKC Renaissance Inc. as well as the Oklahoma City Black Chamber of Commerce, and is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City’s LOYAL Class XII. As an OU Law student, Camal was a member of the Americans for Access to Justice mock trial team and was President of the Student Bar Association.