Where Are They Now?

Name:  William Sinclair Jackson

Elementary School: Annunciation School

Year won: 2005

Essay about African American:   William Jackson, husband, father, Associate Judge in Superior Court in the District of Columbia

Goal:  To attend a college known for its academic programs, go to medical school to become a doctor 

Where are they now?: 


graduated from Gonzaga College High School in 2009 

graduated from Grinnell College in Iowa in 2013 with a Bachelors of the Arts in Sociology 

After college:

In 2014 moved to New Orleans as an Americorps volunteer where he worked for UNITY of Greater New Orleans which provides housing assistance for those who are unhoused


As of 2023 at the Youth Empowerment Project 

Program Coordinator for the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in New Orleans, Louisiana

YEP Works program – work with cohorts of 16-22 year olds to assist them with job skills, training, and employment


a monthly DJ residency 

food pop-ups throughout New Orleans


Thank you, William Sinclair Jackson, for sharing your information with The Lucinda L. Jasper Scholarship Committee.