Jenari Mitchell

Guest Blogger

Student, KIPP D.C. College Preparatory High School

Washington, D.C.

Jenari Mitchell is a senior at KIPP D.C. College Preparatory High School. She has done two paid internships at Dress for Success and Accenture.

She has extensive volunteer experience working with Mama Boiz, a Washington, D.C. based business that distributes food to homeless individuals, as well as STEMosphere, an organization that prepares high school students for careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

Jenari has been accepted to several colleges and universities and is weighing her options for next year.

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Posted May 1, 2017

I Will Stop at Nothing to Become an African-American Female Computer Scientist

This post is part of a series of posts celebrating students who are making it to and through college with…

By Jenari Mitchell

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

The Worst Thing About Being a Homeless Student Was the Hunger

Have you ever been so hungry that it caused you physical pain? I’m not talking the kind of hunger that sneaks up when you’ve realized…

By Lizzy Shoben

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Posted Nov. 10, 2017

Could This Teacher and Leadership Program Be Part of the ‘Secret Sauce’ for Chicago Schools?

In most urban school districts, “turnaround” is a dirty word. Turnaround schools are first identified as failing and left to languish for some time in…

By Maureen Kelleher

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Posted Nov. 13, 2017

I Didn’t Want My Students to Have to Choose Between Hunger and Making Friends

I have a weakness. I’m not good at saying no. Last summer, I was invited to attend a focus group on school breakfast at the…

By Angela Homan

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