Statesboro's new mayor: McCollar ready to 'stand up'Jonathan McCollar made history in Statesboro in 2017 when he was elected as the city’s first African-American mayor. He takes office this month, beginning his term in the city where he has lived all his life. McCollar was raised by his great-grandmother, Estella McClouden. His mother, Patricia Robins, gave birth to him at a young age, and had to continue her education, so his great-grandmother stepped in. He says he had a great childhood.