“I wouldn’t be where I am without Central’s professional advice and support. I am so grateful I am able to follow my dreams and make my parents proud.”
– Jackee Jones ’20
Hometown: St. Louis, Missouri
Co-curriculars: The CALM, Campus Ministries, Greek Life and APO
Jackee Jones’ ’20 dream to open her own theatre company seemed distant from her south St. Louis roots. Even college appeared out of reach when both her parents died during her ninth-grade year. With her Central education, she has overcome adversity and is closer than ever to achieving her dreams.