Kemonta Jackson is from Nashville, TN and joins UHD as a transplant to Houston, TX. Kemonta (or sometimes called “Keke”, his childhood nickname) earned his Master of Art in Education from Tennessee State University (TSU) and Bachelor of Science from Lane College (LC) and Kentucky Wesleyan College (KWC). Kemonta’s studies include research in health education and sport science. He also served as a graduate assistant and teaching/research assistant during his tenure at TSU. He also lettered in Football and Basketball while in undergraduate studies.
Kemonta Jackson’s professional experience includes corporate wellness, public schools, community support, and non-profit. His most recent work involves serving as a Program Director and Co-Chair of Diversity and Inclusion within the YMCA of Middle Tennessee and its’ Board. In his personal time, Kemonta enjoys community involvement as a character coach and mentor. He invests time in partnering with independent small groups that’s focus on minority inclusion and solutions to minority barriers in today’s society. Some of his favorite things to do in his free time is working out, playing basketball, and traveling.