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 Dec. 15, 2017

When I Set Up My Classroom Now I Only Think About Which Bookshelf Can Stop a Bullet

BY BRETT BIGHAM, 2014 OREGON STATE TEACHER OF THE YEAR: I don’t know a teacher who has not looked at the faces of Sandy Hook and wondered, “What if?”…

By Brett Bigham

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Posted Feb. 14, 2018

Black Panther Proves That Our Kids Need More Black Superheroes, Both on the Screen and in the Classroom

I am looking forward to the premiere of “Black Panther” with the same excitement I bring to planning my birthday month. (Yes, I said month.)…

By Kenya Bradshaw

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Posted Feb. 13, 2018

I Know White Teachers Can Be Biased Against Kids of Color Because I Was

I changed schools in the middle of the first grade because my teacher was a racist. “She told you that you’re smarter than your classmate…

By Sydney Chaffee

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