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?: 

Education:

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

Presently: 

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

Activities

a monthly DJ residency 

food pop-ups throughout New Orleans

PROUD OF YOU!!!

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