Former WCCJJ Scholar, Arlevea Freeman

  • Graduated from Wellesley College in 2015
  • Majored in Economics & Religion
  • Statistics Analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
  • Leads community engagement at the bank for the Women’s network group
  • Voiceover actor for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2016-2017 , Tianna Gray

  • Graduated from Lindblom Math & Science Academy
  • Freshman at University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Major: Political Science
  • She aspires to be a civil rights attorney

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2016-2017 , T’lerra Lindsey

  • Graduated from Gwendolyn Brooks College Prep
  • Freshman at Lane College
  • Aspires to be a physical therapist

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2015-2016 , Jabari Brooks

  • Sophomore at University of Miami
  • Major: Neuroscience
  • Aspires to be a neurosurgeon and conduct medical research

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2015-2016 , Diamond Williams

  • Sophomore at the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU)
  • Major: Pharmacy
  • Aspires to be a pharmacist

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2014-2015 , Tyler Jackson

  • Junior at Grinnell College
  • Major: Biochemistry
  • Aspires to be a physician
  • Volunteers in the chemistry research lab and tutors middle school children in the Grinnell in-prison program.

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2014-2015 , Oluseyi Olaleye

  • Junior at Stanford University
  • Major: Mechanical Engineering
  • President, Black Men’s Forum; Board member, Black Engineering Club.
  • Volunteers at the local Boys & Girls Club
  • “This past summer I was working at private equity firm where I found my passion for business and wealth management and ways to empower the Black community. I am extremely grateful and privileged to be a recipient for the Jack and Jill scholarship.”

Current WCCJJ Scholar 2013-2014 , Terry King

  • Senior at Illinois State University
  • Major: Integrated Marketing Communications and Economics
  • Studied abroad in Bangkok, Thailand Spring 2017