Shereka Jackson

Future Stars Inc

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Shereka Jackson is a native of Phoenix, Arizona and a graduate of the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Management Information System and Operations Management and an MBA in Technology Management.  She has also completed her certificated in Non Profit Management from ASU Lodestar. Shereka has worked in Information Technology for over 23 years with the City of Phoenix. She was the project manager for the codePHX program for the City of Phoenix that was in over 12 locations throughout Phoenix.  

With over 25 years of mentoring experience, Shereka founded Future Stars, Inc a non profit organization in 2008 with a mission to provide opportunities for inner city youth to achieve their goals in higher education with a focus on sports and technology.  Future Stars continues to increase the number of youth that attend higher educations and their interest in studying science, technology, engineering or mathematics. She currently hosting a Hands On STEM program in the South Phoenix community. The Hands On STEM program allows the students to learn science, technology, engineering and math with hands on activities.  She also hosts careerreadiness workshops throughout the valley.

Shereka volunteers with other organizations within the community. She is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc, Phoenix Metro Chapter, the Scholarship Chair for the University of Arizona Black Alumni.  Shereka is graduated of Valley Leadership Institute Class 39.

Shereka has been recognized for her work in the community by receiving many awards, selected by the Phoenix Business Journal as one of the Forty under 40 and is feature in the Spring 2018 Eller Business College Magazine for the University of Arizona Alumni.


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