Keynote Speaker Miss District of Columbia USA 2016
Jasmine Jones, a resident of northwest DC, proves beauty queens are
more than a pretty face. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree with Dean’s List honors
from Trinity University School of Business and works in real estate development.
She plans to pursue her Masters in Business Administration at the Harvard
Ms. Jones has a commitment to the betterment of the District of Columbia.
She serves as a mentor to high school students with special needs in Ward 7. It
is there that Jasmine initiated BLOOM Athletics, a program that provides free
athletic equipment and clothes to students as they prepare for the Special
Olympics. She also serves as a literacy volunteer at Langley Residential
Services, a non-profit that supports that quality of life of adults with intellectual
disabilities. During her reign as Miss District of Columbia USA 2016, Jasmine
founded The Global Literacy Initiative, a public benefit corporation that benefits
childhood literacy projects and public libraries around the world.
Jasmine’s passions span the globe. She serves as Goodwill Ambassador
to the Republic of Sierra Leone and lends her French fluency to organizations as
a translator. Jasmine is certified in Non-Profit Board Governance through
BoardSource, is named Who’s Who Among Young Professionals across the
nation and is a member of the DC Statehood Speaker’s Bureau. She is a
member of the Junior League of Washington and the Greater Washington Urban
League Young Professionals Organization, Thursday Network
Registration is now closed for this event!
Date: June 3, 2017
Location: Thurgood Marshall Center
1816 12th St NW, Washington DC 20009
Brunch prepared by Chef Lawerence Rice