“Black History Month means a lot to me. It’s the one month the black community can celebrate and appreciate what is great about our culture.”

Jada Jefferson

Senior, ITW David Speer Academy

How are you making Black History?

I am making Black History by being the first person in my family to attend a university and making advances in reducing the health disparities in the black community.

What has been your biggest accomplishment so far?

My biggest accomplishment so far is being accepted to the top two HBCU’s in the country.

What do you want your legacy to be defined as?

 I want my legacy to be defined as inspiring. I want to inspire young black kids to follow their dreams and not become a statistic.
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